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PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A CIZHOU 'LADY' PILLOW
JIN DYNASTY
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 687,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
636

PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A CIZHOU 'LADY' PILLOW
JIN DYNASTY
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 687,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A CIZHOU 'LADY' PILLOW
JIN DYNASTY
modelled in the form of a reclining lady with the head resting on her arms and her legs tucked in, the robes painted in variegated tones of brown with floral sprays, the facial details and outlines painted in black, applied overall save for the base in a transparent glaze
42 cm, 16 1/2  in.
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Provenance

Christie's New York, 4th June 1987, lot 237.
Sotheby's London, 20th June 2001, lot 60.
Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 17th July 2001.

Catalogue Note

A slightly smaller pillow, similarly modelled in the form of a reclining lady, was sold in these rooms from the Muwen Tang collection, 12th November 2003, lot 18. Another pillow of this type from the collection of the Denver Art Museum, Colorado, was sold in our New York rooms, 8th May 1981, lot 235, and was included in the exhibition Chinese Ceramic Pillows from the Yeung Wing Tak Collection, Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, 1984, cat. no. 8. Compare a third example, dated to the 16th year of the Dading period of the Jin dynasty, equivalent to AD 1176, illustrated in Guantai Cizhou yaozhi/The Cizhou Kiln Site at Guantai, Beijing, 1997, pl. 124, fig. 4.

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong