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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330262 (stock #MA037)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a relatively highly-fired pale reddish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329929 (stock #M7783)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,200.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture

This fine and attractively-shaped pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) and has been excavated from the Ningxia Autonomous Region in the north of China. It is finely-potted with a wide body that tapers down to a relatively small base and one handle from the shoulder to the flared mouth...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329931 (stock #M7725)
Brian Page Antiques
£950.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its relatively small base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in a little before spreading out again to form the wide saddle-shaped mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329937 (stock #M7711)
Brian Page Antiques
£950.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its fairly small base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in again to a neck of about the same width as the base before flaring out to form the mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329924 (stock #M7707)
Brian Page Antiques
£850.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Red Pottery Bowl - Banpo (c. 4800 - 4300 BC)

This very rare pottery bowl was made around 6,500 years ago during the Banpo phase (c. 4800 - 4300 BC) of the Yangshao culture. It is fairly highly-fired, having a slight ring when tapped and the surface has been fired to an attractive orange colour...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329925 (stock #M7715)
Brian Page Antiques
£795.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) and has been excavated from the Ningxia Autonomous Region in the north of China. It has a wide body and a wide flared mouth. The upper surface has been burnished and is smooth to the touch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330260 (stock #MA038)
Brian Page Antiques
£795.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a relatively highly-fired pale yellowish-brown pottery, burnished to a smooth finish...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330261 (stock #MA035)
Brian Page Antiques
£795.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery. It is of quite an unusual form, a wide body with two sturdy loop handles, a tall narrow neck and a flared mouth...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1272326 (stock #M0437)
Brian Page Antiques
£695.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1314819 (stock #M0816)
Brian Page Antiques
£695.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. The decorative pattern, applied on top of the smooth burnished surface with a fired-on mineral-based pigment, features four roundels containing geometric patterns. On opposing sides just below its waist are two ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999919 (stock #M7571)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture

This rare and unusually-shaped pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) and has been excavated from the Ningxia Autonomous Region in the north of China. It is finely-potted with a wide body and two loop handles. The body stands on an integral foot that is pierced with three circular holes. It has a very smooth burnished surface. There are lightly-incised lines and small indentations ar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019400 (stock #M7770)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
Fine & Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Tangwang / Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago during the Tangwang phase of the Neolithic Xindian culture (c. 1200 - 500 BC). The Xindian culture is a relatively late Neolithic culture and overlaps with the Chinese Bronze Age. Tangwang pottery is generally not as coarse in its construction as some other Xindian vessels. However, although this jar is very well-made, the clay is quite gritty.

It is attractivel...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1008683 (stock #M7603)
Brian Page Antiques
£500.00
Very Rare Chinese Neolithic Large Bowl with Spout - Machang

This very rare large pottery bowl was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a coarse, gritty red pottery. It has a spout and the inner surface is purposely incised with deep grooves.

Diameter 25.5 cm (10 inches), height 16.5 cm (6.5 inches). There is a small repair to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330259 (stock #MA043)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar (with painted symbol) Liuwan Type

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a pale reddish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln. The upper body has a burnished surface, very smooth to the touch. On...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081972 (stock #M8326)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Owl Jar Ewer - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This very rare and interesting pottery vessel was made by peoples of the Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC). Such vessels are sometimes called "owl" jars. It is made from an orange-coloured pottery that in places has sooty deposits on the outer surface suggesting it was used placed in a fire to heat its contents. The top is partially covered with two purpose-made holes and applied strips of clay. The underside of the "top" ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330258 (stock #MA036)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is heavily-potted and relatively highly-fired. The upper body and inner mouth have been coated with a thin reddish-brown wash. On top of this, in fired-on mineral based pigment, have been painted geometric a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081779 (stock #M8301)
Brian Page Antiques
£400.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Owl Jar Ewer - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This rare and interesting pottery vessel was made by peoples of the Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC). Such vessels are sometimes called "owl" jars. It is quite "heavily-potted", made from an orange-coloured pottery that has sooty deposits on the outer surface suggesting it was used placed in a fire to heat its contents. The lower body has been covered in repeated cord impressions. Although the "top" of the vessel also has...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081776 (stock #M8312)
Brian Page Antiques
£395.00
Very Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This very rare and interesting pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Majiayao Culture, most likely during the Banshan phase (c. 2600 - 2300 BC) and is a most unusual example. It is made from quite a gritty clay with fairly small flat base, wide waist and wide flared mouth. The body has been decorated with applied strips of clay, whilst the mouth is decorated with four flanges that hav...