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Chinese Cast Iron Vessel

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This cast-iron vessel has an elegant form reminiscent of the beautiful ironwork, bronzes, and ceramics perfected by Chinese artisans thousands of years ago. A century ago this jar would have been purely utilitarian, but over time, as the iron has gracefully aged, it lives on as a sculptural object.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 14.75 in. x Dm 9 in.

    H 37.47 cm x Dm 22.86 cm

  • Diameter
    9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    ACB010A
  • Reference number
    LU82009854243

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