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
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    14.75 in. H
    37 cm H
  • Diameter
    9
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82009854243
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2006

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Located in Chicago, IL

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