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vintage blue white Chinese porcelain baby-making pillow smiling boy figure
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17 Jun, 2012 21:44:32 AEST
US $110.00
Approximately AU $152.11(including postage)
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


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item: baby-making pillow
color: white and blue material: porcelain



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Item:          a vintage Chinese blue and white porcelain pillow in the form of a baby boy who is smiling with his arms crossed under hhis chin while holding the suspender of the the tunic of his pajamas; depending upon the legend you hear, these were meant either to be used during the process of baby making to insure the effectiveness of the act, or to be used by the pregnant mother to influence the sex of the baby; I'll let you use your imagination for the various possiblities these have in a modern home; a girl pillow is being listed at the same time as this one                             

Material(s):              soils and ground stone suitable for quality porcelain; soils, ground stone, chemicals and/or elements suitable for vitreous enamels and glazes                   

Dominant color(s):         white - blue       

Date made:                     unknown, estimate 1950 - 2000                     

Where made:                  China                   

Designer/artisan/manufacturer/artist:    unknown, no makers mark

Ownership condition:         previously owned

Physical condition:             very good; no chip, crack, crazing or repair noted 

Dimensions:                       H = 9 in; L ~ 13 in; W = 7 in

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Weight:                              6.5 lb

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Number for sale:                   1

Marks:                                  none                             

Provenance (if any):              none

Pertinent information about the features, history, genre, or artist:      none

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