A RARE MINIATURE CIZHOU BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. RALPH C. MARCOVE, NEW YORK
A RARE MINIATURE CIZHOU BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW

JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)

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A RARE MINIATURE CIZHOU BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW
JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)
The slightly concave top is carved through the white slip with leafy scrolls reserved against a blackish-brown ground within a double-line border, all under a clear glaze, except for the unglazed base. Together with a miniature painted Cizhou figure of a recumbent tiger, Jin dynasty.
4 and 4 ½ in. (10.1 and 11.4 cm.) wide
Provenance
Pillow: Alan Hartman Collection.
Tiger: Sotheby's New York, 28 May 1991, lot 190.
Dr. Ralph C. Marcove (1929-2001) Collection, New York.

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