국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
White Porcelain Toad-shaped Water Dropper in Underglaze Cobalt Blue and Copper
  • Exhibition Name

    White Porcelain Toad-shaped Water-dropper

  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Ceramics - White Porcelain

  • Category

    Housing - Daily Utensils - Stationary - ink-stone water

  • Dimensions

    H. 4.7cm

  • Accession Number

    Sujeong 156

  • Location

    Park Byoung-rae Gallery

This water dropper from the late Joseon period takes the shape of a toad with wart-like lumps covering its whole body. The lumps are carved in low relief to resemble flowers and, along with the red copper coating, lend it the appearance of a living creature.