Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Antique Cocoon Terracotta Jar - 200 Bc
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Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Antique Cocoon Terracotta Jar - 200 Bc:
A rare andwell preservedancient Chinese Han dynasty cocoon jar, dating to approximately 206 B.C.- 220 A.D.
The cocoon jar is of typical form, with pedestal base, wide voluminous body, short neck and thick everted and faceted rim.
So-called cocoon jars are a rare form of ancient Chinese ceramic, believed to have been used for storing liquids such as wine in China's Han dynasty.
Condition: Excellentpreservation for a genuine Han ceramic.A section of the body reattached, small chip to rim reatached.
This piece is from a large number of mostly Chinese antiques, purchased from a shop clearance in the south of England. These items were all exhibited at London department store Fortnum & Mason, approximately 15 years ago. Scans of the exhibition flyer, obtained from the previous owner, can be supplied to the buyer upon request.
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