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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.

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. Greenware became popular during the Eastern Han period.

Age: China, Han Dynasty, 206 B.C. - A.D. 220
Measurement: Length 49.2 C.M. / Width 19.2 C.M. / Height 19.6 C.M.
Condition: Nice glaze and burial condition overall (some glaze minor chips). 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.