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Han Dynasty, Chinese Green Glazed Pottery Stove with Silvery Surface

Han Dynasty, Chinese Green Glazed Pottery Stove with Silvery Surface


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1337912

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Chinese green glazed pottery stove with silvery surface, traces of original remain in good condition.
The greenware became popular during the Eastern Han period.

The silvery surface is also called "mercury glaze". This silvery precipitation is the result of chemical changes in the lead glaze caused by prolonged burial in the tomb.

Age: China, Han Dynasty, 206 B.C. - A.D. 220
Measurement: Height 18 C.M. / Width 22.6 C.M. / Length 28.5 C.M.
Condition: Well-preserved old burial condition overall with some amount of soil adherings (some abrasions and wearings on the piece due to the long burial time underground). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.