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Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Fang Hu

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Ancient Chinese Fang Hu (lidded container for holding wine in ritual use). Made of bronze and encrusted with beautiful original oxidation. The faceted pear-shaped body raised on a slightly flared foot, the sides left plain, with small loops suspending rings on two sides below the rim, and relief-cast taotie mask handles. Two of the sides are outfitted with ring handles hanging from Taotie masks. Brown and milky green patina and blue-green encrustation. Purchases in the 1990's in Hong Kong for our private collection. Han Dynasty 206 B.C. - A.D. 221 Size: 17" high x 8 1/4" wide