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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.102
Title
Small Rectangular Pillow with Stylized Floral Decor
Classification
Furnishings
Work Type
headrest
Date
8th-9th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/197051
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Simulated 'Jiaotai' ware: pinkish buff earthenware with lead-fluxed, pale amber glaze over applique medallions consisting of thin layers of laminated clays; with underglaze brown slip painted between the medallions on top surface.
Dimensions
7.8 x 15 x 10.5 cm (3 1/16 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Acquired with a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.102
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

James Cuno, ed., Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report, 1998-99, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 2000), p. 21.

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