Lot 231
  • 231

A RECTANGULAR PAINTED 'CIZHOU' PILLOW,  JIN - YUAN DYNASTY, BY WANG SHOUMING 

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

of rectangular section with a slightly concave sloping top, delicately painted in brown over a creamy-white slip with a military official  approaching a scholar seated in an open pavilion, with their attendants, within a shaped cartouche reserved on a floral ground, with two quatrefoil panels enclosing an inscription reading Zhangbin Yiren zhi ('Made by the idler of the bank of the Zhang'), the sides with similar panels enclosing peony and lotus sprays, reserved on floral grounds, the unglazed base with an impressed mark reading Wang shi Shouming, and with an inscription written in black ink dated to the twenty-first day in the twelfth month of the eleventh year of Zhizheng, corresponding to 1351
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