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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.270
Title
Rectangular Pillow with Decoration of a Lion Playing with a Ribbon and Ball
Classification
Furnishings
Work Type
headrest
Date
14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201797
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painted Cizhou ware: light gray stoneware with decoration painted in iron-brown slip on a white slip ground under a clear glaze and with slip-painted inscription reading "Fuyuan Wangjia zao" (Made by the Wang family of Fu-yuan)
Dimensions
14.1 x 30.4 x 17.5 cm (5 9/16 x 11 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ralph C. Marcove, M.D.
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.270
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Yutaka Mino, Freedom of Clay and Brush through Seven Centuries in Northern China: Tz'u-chou Type Wares, 960-1600 A.D., exh. cat., Indianapolis Museum of Art (Indianapolis, 1980), pp.148-149, cat. 62

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