Chinese Hu Vessel – Han Dynasty (set of 3) Each Priced At


The small vases have a raised ridge above a waisted neck and a bulbous mid-section that sits on a cylindrical base. String bands decorate the globular body and the overall dark green lead glaze finish has degraded to a silvery iridescence. The containers were used as burial objects to accompany the dead in the afterlife.

5.25″ tall 4.75″ dia, pottery with a green lead glaze, China (Han Dynasty), 202 BC – 220 AD