Crouching lion-shaped pillow with green and amber lead glaze

Chinese
Liao dynasty–Jin dynasty
A.D. 618–907


Dimensions

Overall: 13.2 x 27.7 cm (5 3/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.671

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Stoneware

Provenance

By 1916, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel