A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125)




Lot 89. A green and amber-glazed pillow, Liao dynasty (907-1125)16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 2,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The fan-shaped pillow is molded on one side with the character fu (blessing) on top of a recumbent ram in between two figures. The top is carved with two birds standing next to a plant.

Property from the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection

Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 2010.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020