Porcelain headrest of rectangular form with openwork coin designs at one end and a quatrefoil-shaped opening on the other end. Each rectangular panel is painted with chrysanthemum designs in cobalt blue pigment under clear glaze, bordered by a band of continuous scrolls at each end. The side panels are also surrounded by classic scrolling. There is a mark with two Chinese characters on one end reading 'shuang yu' which means 'double jade'. The rectangular border of one side panel is unglazed.

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