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Octagonal Pillow


Artist Unknown (China)


late 12th-early 13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Octagonal Pillow, Artist Unknown (China)
Octagonal Pillow: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tz’u-chou wareStoneware with brown and white slip decor
Size: 4 5/16 x 17 3/16 x 7 7/8 in. (10.95 x 43.66 x 20 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th-13th century, Ch'in dynasty
Inscriptions: Stickers two dealer'S stickers, on bottom and on back
Physical Description: octagonal-shaped box-like form; glazed white with central area of brown containing 14 Chinese characters in white slip on top; two flanking areas decorated with brown foliate designs
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.81.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009