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Pillow

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Artist Unknown (China)

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late 11th-early 12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Pillow, Artist Unknown (China)
Pillow: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tz’u-chou wareStoneware with black and white slips and sgraffito decoration under transparent glaze
Size: 7 x 11 x 12 1/4 in. (17.78 x 27.94 x 31.12 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th-12th century, Northern Sung dynasty
Inscriptions: Sticker Dealer's sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: Top shaped like an abstracted leaf; top carved with a blooming peony in brown-black glaze; brown-black stripe around edge; cream ground
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 99.69.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009