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 with decorative incised rings around the mid-section. The electrical cable is installed at the base of the lamp pole, so not to damage the jar. The vase dimensions are 12 inches high x 13 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: 
19.69" H x 19.69" Diam

Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Jar as Table Lamp

ITEM #: 
1916
PRICE: 
4 600.00
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