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Lion-shaped pillow

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Provenance

By 1950, Mathias Komor (b. 1910 - d. 1984), New York; 1950, sold by Komor to the MFA for $320. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Charles Gaston Smith's Group

Headrest

Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

Overall: H. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); base: L. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); top: L. 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3592

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with celadon glaze and underglaze iron-brown decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware