16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY 'LION' PILLOW
LIAO DYNASTY (AD 907-1125)
The pillow is hollow-molded below the amber-glazed top with a recumbent lion with snarling expression and bushy tail picked out in amber, green, cream and brown glaze.
8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide
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Bishop W. C. White (1873-1960) Collection, former Keeper of the East Asiatic Collection of the Royal Ontario Museum.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 12-13 March 1975, lot 278.
The Erwin Harris Collection, Miami, Florida, by 1982.
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