A Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Cocoon Vase Dating from BC200

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A fascinating and rare Chinese terracotta wine vessel, unearthed many years ago.  The surface is painted with a pattern of swirling celestial cloud motifs in vibrant red, white and sienna brown colours.  Interestingly, despite its extreme age it could be a contemporary piece of pottery such is it's quality of design.

A similar example of these cocoon vessels can be found in the Met, New York.

Proof of age and authenticity available.

Dimensions: 31.5cm w x 28cm h x 19cm d

Origin: China

Circa: BC200 to AD220

Condition: Exceptional antique condition.

Ref: CC1167

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