A Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Cocoon Vase Dating from BC200
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
Circa: BC200 to AD220
Condition: Exceptional antique condition.
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