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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.55.4
Title
Pillow in the Form of a Recumbent Tiger
Classification
Furnishings
Work Type
headrest
Date
1279-1368
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/204413
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cizhou-type ware: molded brick-red earthenware with lead-fluxed, clear amber-yellow and emerald-green glazes over decoration painted in iron-brown slip on an allover white slip ground
Dimensions
13.34 x 35.56 cm (5 1/4 x 14 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.55.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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