BABY SNAIL - Water Dropper for Oriental Brush Painting

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Traditional Chinese Water Dropper are used to add the perfect amount of water to the ink stone to get the ideal consistency needed. It comes in a sharded ceramic optic and is in white color with a slight shade of blue and green varying according to the incidence of light. You dose the water by carefully opening and closing the little air vent on the top with your index finger. Its organic shape makes it easy and comfortable to use


Traditional Chinese Water Dropper in Shard-Pattern for Painting

Dimensions: approx. 4 in x 2.5 in x 1.5 in / 10 cm x 6 cm x 4 cm
Usage: Adding Ink to an Ink Stone / Slab
More Info: Patterned Ceramic


This cute little object that vaguely reminds of a little snake which lost its way is a useful utensil to control the amount of water needed to assure your ink ground on the ink stick has the right consistency for your calligraphy or sumi painting. It only has two holes, one as a water outlet, the other as an air vent to control the water outpour and to refill it. It is crafted in a way so that the dosage of water becomes easy - with each movement just a couple of drops are added to the ink stone which allows perfect control of the ink consistency. Chinese water droppers made of Jade or Ceramic usually come in an organic shape which fit the hand well and are said to have a soothing impact on the spirit which helps concentrate on the creation of an artwork