A sancai-glazed pottery 'rabbit' wrist pillow, Tang dynasty | 唐 三彩瑞兔形脈枕
A sancai-glazed pottery 'rabbit' wrist pillow
modeled in the form of a crouching rabbit with large ears and rounded eyes, supporting a flat oblong top carved with a stylized floral and foliate arabesque, applied allover with a vibrant emerald-green glaze with accents of cream and amber, the base unglazed revealing the pinkish buff body
Width 5¼ in., 13.3 cm
Overall covered in overspray with areas of repainting, possibly to conceal the flakes and chips to the extremities, including the upper rim, a patch to one side of the body and hind leg.
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