All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1453775 (stock #C35)
A beautiful Han Dynasty granary from China, c. 206 BC – 220 AD. This excellent example is 10” high, with a roof diameter of 7-3/4” and stands on a trio of zoomorphic legs. It is covered with a lovely glossy green glaze that has oxidized into various shades of yellow-green in areas. The roof is designed to resemble tiles and horizontal incised bands divide the body into three sections. Intact, with good mineral encrustation...