A DING SGRAFFIATO 'FOLIAGE' BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW
THE PROPERTY OF MR. MARK LAM
A DING SGRAFFIATO 'FOLIAGE' BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW

NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)

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A DING SGRAFFIATO 'FOLIAGE' BEAN-SHAPED PILLOW
NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)
The pillow is carved through a layer of pale-russet glaze to a white-slip ground with a foliage scroll on the top and a scrolling band on the sides, all covered with a clear glaze. The base with two small ventilation holes is unglazed, revealing the fine, white body.
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide, box
Literature
Dream Quest: The Mark Lam Collection of Chinese Ceramic Pillows, Shanghai, 2008, pl. 19

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