Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Jar 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). This lamp is wired for use in the U.S. The vase or jar has a beautifully aged, gray patina and is belly-shaped. The electrical cable is installed at the base of the lamp pole, so not to damage the jar. The vase dimensions are 10.5 inches high x 13.25 inches in diameter. The lampshade is handmade in Belgium of fine linen and has a high quality gold foil inner lining. The lining prevents light from showing through the shade and casts a warm light.

DIMENSIONS: 
20.5" H x 15.75" Diam

Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Jar as Table Lamp

ITEM #: 
1816
PRICE: 
4 400.00
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