Asian Art – Antiquities, Antiques, Decorative & Vintage

Lot 233:

A RARE CHINESE POTTERY HU JAR AND COVER,...

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Start price: £300

Estimated price: £300 - £500

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A RARE CHINESE POTTERY HU JAR AND COVER, HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD). Modelled on the earlier archaic bronze vessels. A slightly-domed cover with four finials, moulded looped Taotie mask handles, decorated with bands of geometric patterns. Approx. 32.5cm height.
Provenance: From a private Essex collection. Purchased from Abhaya Asian Antiques, 2005.