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Pillow

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

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 carved d├ęcor under green glaze
Size: 5 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (13.34 x 39.37 x 29.21 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China, Southern Hopei Province, Tz'u-chou
Culture: Asia, China, Southern Hopei Province
Style: 12th century, Ch'in dynasty
Inscriptions: Sticker; Inscriptions [2651], dealer's sticker, at center front, under base; untranslated inscription in black ink, under base
Physical Description: earthenware bean shaped headrest carved at center with ribbon tied spray of lotus and sagittarius blossoms against a dense ground of scrolling vines; green glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.72.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009