Hu wine vessel with curved neck and garlic-shaped head, Qin to Han Dynasty, 221 B.C.E.-220 C.E.

Hu wine vessel with curved neck and garlic-shaped head,Qin to Han Dynasty, 221 B.C.E.-220 C.E.

  • Image Number:B1A000187N000000000PAB
  • Dynamy:Qin dynamics
  • Category:Bronzes
  • Function:Container
  • Material:Mineral/metal/bronze
  • Description:
    Garlic kettles with straight neck and round belly appeared in the Warring States Period, and were more common wine vessels in the Han Dynasty, The neck is longer, and the garlic shape of the pot mouth adds changes in lines to the simple shape. As for this garlic pot with a long neck bent down, it is rare. A curved garlic pot in the late Warring States Period was unearthed in Guanzhuang, Mizhi County, Shaanxi Province. Because the neck was bent down, the opening moved to the highest point of the neck bend. At the same time, there was a copper plate between the opening and the drooping neck, so that the liquor would not stay at the end of the curved neck. It was very thoughtful. The mouth of the pot was originally covered with copper or a wooden stopper to prevent the taste of wine from escaping, It is only lost in the future, not the negligence of casting

秦至漢 曲頸蒜頭壺

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