White-glazed green colored pillow produced in Changsha Kiln

 

Tang Dynasty
Height: 9.5 cm
Length: 16.5 cm
Width: 10 cm

The pillow is rectangle with round corners. There is a hole on one side of the pillow. With the top in white glaze, the pillow features a large rhombic pattern composed of four smaller rhombic flower patterns painted in green color in the center and smaller flower patterns round the four corners. There are small crackles on the glaze. The bottom of the pillow is not glazed.

Small and exquisite, it is a typical porcelain pillow of the Tang Dynasty. The simple painting style displayed by simple pictures bears intense charm and beauty.