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Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A CIZHOU 'TIGER' PILLOW AND
A 'BIRD' TIGER-FORM PILLOW
JIN DYNASTY
the first of ruyi-head shape, the top painted in brown slip with a tiger against a cream ground, Zhang jia zao mark; the other modelled as a recumbent tiger, the upper surface painted with a bird
26.3 and 24 cm, 10 3/8  and 9 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

See a similar Cizhou 'tiger' pillow 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. 158.

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong