Urns Through Time
handmade slab built ceramic earthenware cremation urns, funeral urns or funerary urns

Click to enlarge


Han Tomb Model Urn

Classification: handmade slab built ceramic earthenware cremation urns, funeral urns or funerary urns

Urn #116

Based on a tomb model from the Eastern Han Dynasty. A model of a central watchtower constructed of earthenware clay. It has two chambers, the lidded box forming the bottom floors and a lidded box that lifts out.

This work is based on a tomb model from the Eastern Han Dynasty, China (206 BC - 220 AD). It is a model of a central watchtower constructed of glazed earthenware clay. It has two chambers, the lidded box forming the bottom floors and a lidded box that lifts out from the top.The surface is embellished with a complex variety of handbuilt and carved decorative elements indicating architectural features. A vast assortment of architectural models were placed in Han tombs for use in the afterlife. A work this elaborate would have symbolized the high status of the person buried in the tomb. (Photo #74)

Usually ships with in 25 business days.

Dimensions: 19" H x 8" W 7" D

Price: $ 795.95



Options:
Instructions or Comment:
Quantity: