A Large Chinese Han Dynasty Black Pottery Amphora

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A voluptuous Han Dynasty burnished black pottery amphora.



The bulbous body features two pair of raised spiral decorations terminating in a protruding nipple on each side. A pair of curvaceous handles rise from either side of the body terminating at the everted mouth. Three lines of incised decoration decorate the neck just below the mouth.



Areas of mineralized encrustation from burial.
Details
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Materials and Techniques
High fired
burnished black pottery
Condition
Very good.
Dimensions
12.75 in. H
32 cm H
Diameter
12
Dealer Location
Austin, TX
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1110318947169
Address
Lotus Gallery
1009 West 6th Street
Austin TX 78703
US
(512) 710-0036
1stdibs Dealer since 2010 Located in Austin, TX
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