Vintage 1967 Reproduction Shiang Dynasty Urn Ice Bucket Getz Legacy Collection
This is a fine Shiang Dynasty reproduction, made in Taiwan circa 1967.
It was given as a gift by Burt J. Siris, who was a well known international New York businessman.
The gift letter from Mr. Siris is included, in which he states that a similar item was given by the President of Taiwan to President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter.
Shiang dynasty urns such as this, were used by Chinese emperors to cook meats. This reproduction was made by Getz Bros. under patent number 2078. It was sold under the company's Legacy Collections. A brochure is included which provides illustrative details about the urn, its history and modern manufacture:
The body is decorated with the three elephant motif. In Chinese legends, the elephant is the symbol of peace, greatness and goodwill
The surface of the lid displays the features of a water buffalo-the highest sacrifice during great events
The handle represents the tails of two fishes-the fish is a symbol of freedom, happiness and the fighting spirit
It is made of a heavy cast non-ferrous alloy, with a permanent antique finish. It looks and feels like fine bronze.
The urn has a removable thick plastic lining that fits securely over another lining made of foam. The lid also has an inner lining made of thick foam.
It measures 11 inches tall to the top of the lid and is 8 inches wide. Weight is approx. 8 lbs before packaging. Shipping will be calculated to your destination, using USPS or FedEx. You will receive an invoice with the final charges for your purchase.
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