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Asian Art

Four-lobed Pillow

late 11th–early 12th century

Cizhou type stoneware with incised and stamped deign inlaid with iron-brown under transparent glaze

4 15/16 × 9 13/16 × 8 11/16 in. (12.5 × 25 × 22 cm)
John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935, and Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Funds
1985.39.1
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Acquired by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1985

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