Chinese Han Dynasty Unglazed Vase Antique Table Lamp

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A Chinese Han Dynasty unglazed terracotta jar, 'Hu,' that has been mounted as a table lamp. Unglazed pottery like this dates to the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD).

The vase has a beautiful gray patina and has an elongated belly-shape with incised rings around the top and belly. The electrical cable is installed at the base of the lamp pole, so not to damage the jar. Wired for use in the U.S.

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.

The vase dimensions are 12.25 in. high x 8.38 in. diameter.
 

Details

  • Of the Period
    Han
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    206 BC-220 AD
  • Period
    15th Century and Earlier
  • Materials and Techniques
    Unglazed   Ceramic
    Terracotta
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent condition. We certify the authenticity of this piece and can provide the thermoluminescence analysis report at an additional cost..
    Dimensions
    18.25 in. H x 18 in. W x 18 in. D
    46 cm H x 46 cm W x 46 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Wichita, KS
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU97956534163
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Wichita, KS

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