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Massive Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Impressed Pottery Jar '25-220 AD'

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A stunning and massive Chinese high fired gray pottery jar of remarkable size and girth, with impressed geometric design, Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 AD), Zhejiang Province, China. The coil-formed massive high fired gray pottery storage jar of elegant proportions, with a wide mouth with an out-turned lip and even wider shoulders, tapering downwards to a slightly concave foot. The voluptuous body decorated simply with a repeating geometric design. The high fired gray pottery body visible under and encrustation of the red soil Zhejiang is famous for. The deeply impressed design covers most of the body, starting just under the shoulders, and stopping well above the foot. The design was created using a carved stamp or paddle to impress the design into the gray pottery body while it was still wet. TL tested by Oxford Authentication.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    20-220 AD
  • Condition Details
    With repairs and restorations as expected. A hole just above the foot, possibly for drainage.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 17.5 in. x Dm 25 in.H 44.45 cm x Dm 63.5 cm
  • Diameter
    25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU894716273021
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