Chinese Cizhou Song Pillow Floral Spray - 960 - 1126 AD - For Sale
Chinese Cizhou Song Pillow Floral Spray - 960 - 1126 AD
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A kidney-shaped Cizhou pillow with an ivory colored glaze which continues to a little above the base. The center of the headrest is painted fluidly with a floral spray in a brown iron pigment while a loose band of three freely incised lines encircle the flower. The base is left unglazed. Period: Song (10th-12th Century) Size: Width = 23.5 cm (9-1/4 inches) Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Some loss of the glaze on both top edges.