TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
The slightly dished, rounded rectangular top decorated with a stylized design of five-petalled flower heads, the sides with asymmetrical areas of marbling, the marbled areas appearing dark brown through the green glaze that continues over the edge to partially cover the base
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) long, box
Private Hong Kong collection prior to 1989.

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Lot Essay

Three small pillows of this type with similar marbled decoration covered in either an amber or green glaze in the Charles B. Hoyt Collection are illustrated in the Catalogue of the Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 13 February - 30 March 1952, nos. 183-5.

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