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Fine "Set" of Four Chinese Han Dynasty Graduated Pottery Hu Jars
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Fine "Set" of Four Chinese Han Dynasty Graduated Pottery Hu Jars


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1333653

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Fine "Set" of Four Chinese Han Dynasty Graduated Pottery Hu Jars

These four exceptional pottery "hu" jars were made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). They are made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery, each having a distinct ring when tapped, and are of a particularly fine quality. The ridges around the waists, shoulders and necks are most unusual, and very "crisp". They also have "taotie" mask handles.

Dimensions, from largest to smallest: 1) Height 34.5cm, diameter 32cm. 2) Height 34cm, diameter 30cm. 3) Height 30.5cm, diameter 27cm. 4) Height 27cm, diameter 26cm.

They are in exceptional condition; the two largest jars do have a few minor chips to the rim and the "ridges", but none of these jars has any repair or restoration.

This website restricts us to twelve images per listing. More detailed images of each jar can be viewed at these addresses:

www.brianpage.co.uk/MA071, www.brianpage.co.uk/MA072, www.brianpage.co.uk/MA073 , www.brianpage.co.uk/MA074.

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