A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER

A CHINESE BRONZE RITUAL HU VASE, HAN DYNASTY OR LATER

Reference: ART1008718

A Chinese bronze pear shaped vessel swelling at the belly above a flared circular base and contracting at the neck. The vase stylized with two Taotie masks affixed with ring handles. These stylized animals represent a type of dragon found in Chinese mythology, circumferential bands at midline, junction of body and rim.
Height: 26 cm.