A Spouted Bronze He - Bronze - China - Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220)

Description
A Spouted Bronze He - Bronze - China - Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220)
Good condition, see description - 13×18×28 cm

A spouted bronze He or Jiaohu, a kind of a Kettle used with a pole to warm wine. The vessels simplicity seems to indicate that it was most likely made during the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220). Standing on small legs, the vessels spout is formed like an animals head. Restored from the original fragments (see enclosed x-ray), this interesting piece is covered with mineralized imprints of cloth.

Originally purchased in the Hong Kong art market around 2008 / 2009, it now is in a private Austrian collection.

The Supplier warrants that he obtained this lot in a legal manner and that it was legally imported into Austria. Provenance statement was seen by Catawiki. The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this lot. The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged when necessary. The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.

Lot details
Object
A Spouted Bronze He
Technique
Cast
Material
Bronze
Period
Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220)
Region/ Country of origin
China
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
13×18×28 cm
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