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A Chinese Cizhou white-glazed sgraffito ruyic-shaped 'peony' pillow
Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)
The shaped pillow incised to the top with a pair of peonies on a ground of fish-scales, the sides decorated with leaves, covered with a cream glaze over a white slib.
W. 18.8 cm

Provenance:
– Fong's Gallery, Hong Kong (1999)
– Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam

Compare:
– [exhibit. cat.] Freedom of Clay and Brush through Seven Centuries in Northern China: Tzú-chou Type Wares, 960-1600 AD (Yutaka Mino), Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1980, ill. 20, pp. 64-65
– [exhib.cat.] Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong 1994, no. 152, p. 343
– [cat.] Chinese Ceramic Pillows. The mr. & Mrs. Yeung Wing Tak Gift, Museum of the Western Han Tomb of the Nanyue King, Guangzhou 1993, no. 41 & no. 43

Estimate
€ 4.500 - 6.500
Result
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