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A fine Chinese Cizhou-type painted girl-form pillow
Song Dynasty (960-1279)
Shaped as a reclining girl, painted in russet and black on a white slib ground, with delicately modeled facial features, her dress decorated with scattered flowers, the head support decorated with bamboo.
W. 36 cm

Provenance:
– Private collection, Japan
– Dries Blitz, Amsterdam (Tefaf, 2011) (with label)
– Collection Drs. Koos de Jong, Amsterdam

Compare:
– [exhib.cat.] Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong 1994, no. 162, p. 361
– [exhib.cat.] Chinese Ceramic Pillows. The mr. & Mrs. Yeung Wing Tak Gift, Museum of the Western Han Tomb of the Nanyue King, Guangzhou 1993, no. 126

Note:
The most remarkable feature of this pillow is the realistic representation of the girl's flowered silk jacket.

Estimate
€ 15.000 - 30.000
Result
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