Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Vase as Table Lamp

THE STORY: 

A large Chinese Han dynasty unglazed terracotta 'belly' jar or 'Hu' that has been mounted as a table lamp. Unglazed pottery like this dates to the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD). The vase has a beautiful gray patina and is belly-shaped with decorative incised rings around the mid-section and rests upon three legs in the shape of a standing bear. The vase dimensions are 10.88 in. high x 11.5 in. in diameter. The electrical cable is installed at the base of the lamp pole, so not to damage the jar. Wired for use in the U.S.

DIMENSIONS: 
20.5" H x 16" Diam

Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Vase as Table Lamp

ITEM #: 
1791
PRICE: 
4 200.00
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