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Auction archive: Lot number 0376

Chinese Han Hu Jar with Handles

Antiquities & Coins
28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019
Estimate
£800 - £1,000
ca. US$1,015 - US$1,268
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 0376

Chinese Han Hu Jar with Handles

Antiquities & Coins
28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019
Estimate
£800 - £1,000
ca. US$1,015 - US$1,268
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Chinese Han Hu Jar with Handles Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD A large ceramic bicolour vessel with pear-shaped bulbous body with flared base, tall neck with wide flared rim, raised circumferential band below the neck and to the body; two stylised lion masks with loops for handles to the shoulder, the face with lentoid eyes and applied pellets, incised ribs to the loops. 4.2 kg, 40cm (15 3/4"). Fine condition. Provenance Property of a North London gentleman; previously in a private collection formed in the 1990s; accompanied by a thermoluminescence certificate no. C118398 from Oxford Authentication. Footnotes Hu jars were used for storage of wine and foodstuffs for the afterlife.

Auction archive: Lot number 0376
Auction:
Datum:
28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019
Auction house:
Timeline Auctions
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
enquiries@timelineauctions.com
+44 (0)20 71291494
+44 (0)1277 814122
Beschreibung:

Chinese Han Hu Jar with Handles Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD A large ceramic bicolour vessel with pear-shaped bulbous body with flared base, tall neck with wide flared rim, raised circumferential band below the neck and to the body; two stylised lion masks with loops for handles to the shoulder, the face with lentoid eyes and applied pellets, incised ribs to the loops. 4.2 kg, 40cm (15 3/4"). Fine condition. Provenance Property of a North London gentleman; previously in a private collection formed in the 1990s; accompanied by a thermoluminescence certificate no. C118398 from Oxford Authentication. Footnotes Hu jars were used for storage of wine and foodstuffs for the afterlife.

Auction archive: Lot number 0376
Auction:
Datum:
28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019
Auction house:
Timeline Auctions
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
enquiries@timelineauctions.com
+44 (0)20 71291494
+44 (0)1277 814122
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