Happy Year of the Tiger


To celebrate, I’d like to share with you some of my favorite ceramic tigers.

A Cizhou painted tiger-form pillow, Jin Dynasty
Christies
A Blue and White Jar with Tigers, Joseon Dynasty
Christies
A brown-splashed figure of a tiger, Northern Song Dynasty
Sotheby’s
A rare Jizhou ‘tiger skin’ tea bowl, Song Dynasty
Sotheby’s
Zodiac figure of a tiger, Qing Dynasty
Met Museum
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