Offered by: Maison & Co.
61 Mission Rd Wichita, KS 67207 , United States Call Seller 316.650.3341


Chinese Han Dynasty Large Unglazed Belly Jar Mounted as Table Lamp

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  • Description
    A Chinese Han Dynasty large unglazed terracotta jar, 'Hu,' with Taotie masks 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, aged patina with incised rings around the top and lower belly and masks on either side of the belly. The vase dimensions are 12 in. high x 9.5 in. diameter. 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.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Condition: There is small chip on the back rim of the vase.
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export
    Dealer Reference #: 2101
    Incollect Reference #: 616363
  • Dimensions
    H. 20 in; Diam. 20.25 in;
    H. 50.8 cm; Diam. 51.44 cm;
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Maison & Co. sells beautiful antiques in a fresh palette, perfect for today and tomorrow. A direct importer of fine 18th and 19th century European antiques, many with original paint. Maison and Co. specializes in the Swedish Gustavian, French Louis XVI, as well as the Swedish Rococo and Baroque periods.

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