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Ancient Glazed Ceramic Pillow, Liao Dinasty China, 10th-12th Century

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Glazed ceramic pillow is an original manufacture realizer in China during the Liao Dinasty in China. Original ivory colored glaze ceramic with a non-glazed base. Provenance: Ambassador Francesco Rausi Private Collection. The work presents an oval base with the figure of a crouched lion. The lion hold up the headrest; it is oval base too, convex and with molded short sides. It is covered with ivory glaze; the base is not glazed and has a hole in the center. Original manufacturer produced during the Liao Dinasty (907–1125). The pottery produced in Manchuria under Liao occupation continued the tradition of Tang white ware and three-coloured ware. Liao potters produced their own unique shapes, which included long-necked vases, cockscomb vessels, ewers with phoenix-headed mouths, and flattened flasks made in imitation of animal-hide bags for liquor or milk. This object is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any object in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist, designer or craftsman who has died requires a license for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the license according to the final destination of the object.

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  • Dimensions
    H 5.52 in. x W 7.49 in. x D 5.52 in.H 14 cm x W 19 cm x D 14 cm
  • Seller Location
    Roma, IT
  • Seller Reference Number
    M-102601
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    LU2698315714801
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