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Pillow in the Form of a Recumbent Tiger

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Artist Unknown (China)

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12th-13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Slip-covered stoneware with painted and incised lotus decor under clear glaze
Size: 4 3/8 x 12 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. (11.11 x 32.7 x 16.51 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th-13th century, Chin dynasty
Physical Description: tiger-shaped with lotus design underglaze iron painted on white slip coating; stoneware.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Louis W. Hill, Jr. and an Anonymous Donor
Accession Number: 89.48
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009