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Cizhou Pillow

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1088
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Cizhou Pillow, China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), the curved trefoil upper surface incised with peony blossoms borne on leafy stems, reserved against a pearl-dot ground, supported on an irregular-shape pedestal stand, covered overall with an ivory-white glaze, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.


Estimate $800-1,200

minor loss to the rim

Keywords

China, Robert H. Ellsworth, Chinese ceramics, Song Dynasty

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