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Tiger Pillow

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Tiger Pillow, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tz'u-chou wareStoneware with black and tan glaze over a white slip under a clear glaze
Size: 4 7/8 x 14 7/8 x 7 in. (12.38 x 37.78 x 17.78 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th century, Chin dynasty
Physical Description: ceramic pillow shaped like a reclining tiger with tail against PR side of body; flat top section decorated with floral designs and insect; brown and orange glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.89.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009