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Artist Unknown (China)


11th-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 painted decoration on white slip under a clear glaze
Size: 4 1/2 x 11 7/16 x 8 5/8 in. (11.43 x 29.05 x 21.91 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 11th-12th century, Sung dynasty
Inscriptions: Stamp seal with 3 characters, impressed into clay, on bottom
Physical Description: ceramic pillow with painted glaze decoration in black of deer profile and foliage on top; scroll designs on outer edges; white glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Eskenazi Ltd., London, in honour of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.42
Added to Site: February 28, 2009