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Water dropper. Pale grey jade water dropper in the shape of a cup. The spout is designed as a head of phoenix with a perforation. The main body of this cup is designed as a bird’s wings and the base as bird’s feet. Nephrite, height 5.1 cm, width 10.2 cm, 1750-1800. Chinese.