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Chinese Green Glazed Pottery Covered Cosmetic Box with Silvery Surface

Chinese Green Glazed Pottery Covered Cosmetic Box with Silvery Surface


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Chinese green glazed pottery covered cosmetic box with silvery surface with nice design on the cover and supported by three legs in the shape of bears.

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.

The green ware became popular during the Eastern Han period.

Age: China, Han Dynasty, 206 B.C. - A.D. 220
Measurement: Height 22.5 C.M. / Width 20 C.M.
Condition: Nice glaze and burial condition overall (some glaze chips on the mouth rim) 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.