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A CIZHOU FIGURAL PILLOW
JIN – SONG DYNASTY
of rectangular form, the top painted in brown over a creamy-white slip with a military scene within a shaped cartouche reserved on a floral ground, the sides with floral cartouches, the base with a mark reading guxiang Zhang jia zao
40.5 cm, 16 in.
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Catalogue Note

A related Cizhou pillow, also with a Zhang jia zao mark, is in the Beijing Palace Museum, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Porcelain of the Song Dynasty (I), Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 154. Compare also a Jin dynasty Cizhou pillow, also from the Zhang Family Workshop and similarly decorated with a lobed cartouche enclosing a military scene, in the British Museum, London, museum no. 1936,1012.165.

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