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Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A RUSSET-SPLASHED BLACK-GLAZED PILLOW
SONG DYNASTY
of kidney shape, veiled overall save for the base with a black glaze, picked out with russet spots on the concave top
24.3 cm, 9 5/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

Compare a related pillow sold in our New York rooms, 1st June 1994, lot 267; and another with a lighter body colour and a more regular distribution of russet spots, exhibited in Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1994, cat. no. 24. See also a pillow from the collection of Edward T. Chow, illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, London, 1994, vol. 1, no. 464.

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong