Museum Quality Antique Chinese Ceramics for Sale
Chinese Ceramics / Pre Song Dynasty / Spirit Urn
Jin celadon hunping or spirit urn moulded with human figures birds and architecture
Height 32 cm Diameter 18 cm
Western Jin Dynasty AD 265 - 317
In excellent condition no chips or cracks free from restoration
Vessels like this were believed to be "residences for the souls of the dead"; the elaborate sculptures on the top show daily life at the time depicting buildings rooms people etc.