A Chinese turquoise glaze frog form water pot for the scholar. Kangxi / Qianlong period (ca. 1710-1750)
Modelled seated on its haunches with an oval aperture to its back, the exterior covered in a vibrant turquoise glaze, with a later fitted wood stand.
- Period :
- Kangxi / Qianlong (ca.1710-1750)
- 3.14 in. / 1.37 in. (8 cm / 3.5 cm)
- Reference :
This type of object was placed on scholar’s desk. The figure of the frog is associated to the water in Chinese culture.