A SANCAI-GLAZED 'MANDARIN DUCKS' PILLOW TANG DYNASTY | 唐 三彩刻鴛鴦紋小方枕
TANG SANCAI - THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION
A SANCAI-GLAZED 'MANDARIN DUCKS' PILLOW
of rectangular shape, finely incised on the top and bottom with two mandarin ducks picked out in green and straw-glaze within a medallion enclosed by circles, the sides with a resist-decorated pattern in amber and green on a cream ground
Width 11 cm, 4⅓ in.
Inspection under UV light reveals that there are several lines on and across all six sides of the pillow where the piece has been overpainted, consistent with breaks
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