08 juin 2011

Pitcher with a makara-head spout, Vietnam, Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries)

 Pitcher with a makara-head spout, Vietnam, Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries). © Galerie Christophe Hioco Detail: handle. © Galerie Christophe Hioco Detail: spout. © Galerie Christophe Hioco bronze, H: 28 cm; length: 32.5 cm. Price On Request This pitcher with its spout shaped like a makara head from the Giao-Chi era (1st to 3rd centuries CE) is an exceptional object. Its basic shape is reminiscent of the Hu vases of the Han era, with a flaring foot and a paunchy body. The spout, for its part, is not classical. It... [Lire la suite]
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