EFE 06 A Qingbai brown-splashed pillow


Five dynasties-Song dynasty (10th century)

The figure is modelled in the form of a powerful lion standing on a base supporting a rectangular upper surface. The beast is depicted with a fierce expression and is covered overall with a transparent creamy glaze splashed in russet brown. The base and underside of the top are unglazed showing the greyish-white stoneware body
12 cm wide

Provenance: The Xinyangtang Collection, Hong Kong
                     Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 2004
                      Sotheby's Hong Kong , 30-31 May 2019, Lot 356







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