A Han Dynasty Garlic Head Bronze Hu Jar, ca. 206 BCE - 220 CE
AB003-PBRegular price $1,500 USD
A fine and rare ancient Chinese bronze "garlic head" hu wine jar dating to the Han dynasty. Featuring fine brown and green patina, the vessel stands on a circular foot, has a low, bulbous body that narrows to a long, thin neck ending in a garlic shaped final.
Dimensions: Height: 15 inches (38 cm)
Condition: Some age appropriate wear, minor losses and areas of restoration, small hole where spacer partially disloged, dent to body.
Provenance: Private Washington D.C. collection.