Ruyi-shaped pillow with sky blue glaze and purple spots, Jun ware, Jin to Yuan dynasty, 12th – 13th century
- Image Number: K1B017425N000000000PAG
- Dynasty: Yuan dynasty
- Category: Ceramics
- Function: furniture
- Material: Minerals/Ceramics/
The shape is as you wish, the center is slightly concave, the front of the perimeter wall is high and the back is low, and there are gourd shaped holes on both sides, with flat bottom. The fetal bone is firm and thick. It is covered with sky blue opaque blue glaze. The glaze surface has fine lines and flakes, and the outer wall has obvious orange peel brown eye marks. The glaze surface is also decorated with copper red element purple red color spots. Under the background of sky blue underglaze, the patterns are natural and interesting. Apply glaze to the pillow bottom, the rim and the exposed part of the bottom, and apply ochre fetal protection juice. From the Song Dynasty to the Jin and Yuan Dynasties, the shape of the porcelain pillow body was lengthened longitudinally and shortened transversely, similar to the change from square to more prominent front wall. The pillow seemed to be between the two, so it was set between the Jin Dynasty and the Yuan Dynasty.
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