April 8, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 27
 

27

A Chinese Cizhou carved-slip decorated pottery pillow
Northern Song Dynasty

Of slightly curved octagonal ingot-form, carved through the creamy-white slip in low relief to reveal the darker grey-brown body; the top with peony spray and stylized clouds, the sides with stylized floral and foliate motifs, underside unglazed.

L: 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: Property from a US private collection

LITERATURE: "Song Ceramics, the Eight Kiln Group at a Glance: Examples from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection", 2008, p. 166

Sold for $4,095
Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000


 

Of slightly curved octagonal ingot-form, carved through the creamy-white slip in low relief to reveal the darker grey-brown body; the top with peony spray and stylized clouds, the sides with stylized floral and foliate motifs, underside unglazed.

L: 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: Property from a US private collection

LITERATURE: "Song Ceramics, the Eight Kiln Group at a Glance: Examples from the Jiyuanshanfang Collection", 2008, p. 166

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