Well-head model

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 1938
Type: funeral object; pottery
Date of production:
Han dynasty
Place of production:
Acquisition: Bequest of Zoltán Felvinczi Takács (?)
Materials: earthenware
Techniques: printed
Dimensions: height: 11.7 cm
length: 23.9 cm
width: 16.1 cm
This is a rectangular, hollow well-head model. Indentations on the upper part indicate that a roof of bamboo or wooden framework, covered with earthenware, was jointed to it. Also, there was a small platform joined to one of the longitudinal sides of the model.