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206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint
206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint 206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint

206 BC-200 AD Han Dynasty Antique Terracotta Silk Cocoon Jar with Original Paint

$3,085

Dimensions W: 13"  |  D: 7"  |  H: 12"
Age Antique
Origin china
Model YN3049
Description

A Chinese Han Dynasty terracotta silk cocoon jar circa 206 BC-220 AD with original hand-painted décor and nicely weathered patina with deposits on the surface. Born in China, this antique jar adopts a silk cocoon shape, relating to the silk industry during the Han dynasty which largely contributed to China’s wealth. This explains why the silk worm cocoon was seen as a symbol of good luck.

 

Adorned with hand painted swirling clouds and geometric motifs on the belly, the jar is topped with a narrow neck and overhanging lip. An impressive testimony of the Chinese Han dynasty wealth, this antique Chinese terracotta cocoon jar with original paint will make for an exquisite decorative item in any homes, perhaps showcased atop a credenza, commode or console table. top.