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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1248349 (stock #M0275)
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£3,500.00
Chinese Neolithic Erlitou Culture Pottery Tripod with Oxford TL Test (c. 1900 - 1500 BC)

Although this rare and unusual pottery tripod has many characteristics of known vessels from the Erlitou culture, it is possible this particular example is a little earlier. It is made from a relatively high-fired orange-coloured pottery and is particularly thinly-potted and light in weight...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1168387 (stock #M9267)
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£2,500.00
Exceptionally LARGE Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age Impressed Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare and imposing pottery jar dates to the around the 1st millennium BC, the late Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age period. It is, without doubt, the largest and most substantial pottery jar we have ever encountered from this period. It has a rounded base and the whole of the outer surface has been decorated with repeated coarsely-woven cord impressions...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1009322 (stock #M7712)
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£1,350.00
Fine Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar was made 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 quite "heavily-potted" and has been fired to a very pleasing pale yellowish-brown with the surface colour becoming more red in places. The upper surface has been burnished and is very smooth to the touch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1067243 (stock #M8090)
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£1,200.00
Very Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Xindian / Tangwang (c. 1200 - 500 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar of unusual form 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1056871 (stock #M8062)
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£950.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Bottle - Banpo (c. 4800 - 4300 BC)

This superb and very rare pottery bottle was made over 6,000 years ago during the Banpo phase (c. 4800 - 4300 BC) of the Yangshao culture. A simple design but certainly an item of beauty. It is "heavily-potted" and quite highly-fired, having a distinct ring when tapped. It has a fine burnished surface, delightfully smooth to the touch.  

Height 19.5 cm (7.5 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1252357 (stock #M0359)
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£950.00
Fine Tall Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Pottery Jar with Incised Decoration (with Oxford TL Test)

This rare pottery vessel of exceptional form was made over 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c.1350 BC) from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It has high wide handles and a saddle-shaped mouth. The varying surface colours, from black to a yellowish-brown are as a result of uneven temperatures during firing in the Neolithic kiln...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000491 (stock #M7605)
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£850.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Panted Pottery Jar - Xindian (c. 1200 - 500 BC)

This rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago by peoples 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000492 (stock #M7606)
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£850.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Panted Pottery Jar - Xindian (c. 1200 - 500 BC)

This very rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago by peoples 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. Xindian pottery is rarer and generally much less refined than pottery from some earlier Chinese Neolithic cultures.

This particular jar is a most unusual shape...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1009305 (stock #M7711)
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£850.00
Large Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age Twin-Handled Jar - Siwa (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #987584 (stock #M7447)
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£800.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This very rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago by peoples 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. Xindian pottery is rarer and generally much less refined, more coarse and brittle than pottery from some earlier Chinese Neolithic cultures.�Like many Xindian jars, this example is quite "thinly-potted" and shows...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1009308 (stock #M7707)
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£800.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Red Pottery Bowl - Banpo (c. 4800 - 4300 BC)

This very rare pottery bowl was made over 6,000 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. Although the inner surface is quite smooth, the outer surface shows many marks from its manufacture, especially around the rim. There are certainly repairs to the base, but the exi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000493 (stock #M7600)
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£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Qijia (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This tall and attractively-shaped pottery jar was made around 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Qijia Culture in eastern Gansu province, China dating from approx. 2050 - 1700 BC. It is made from an orange coloured pottery, very pleasing to the eye. The upper body has been finely-burnished and is very smooth to the touch. The surface of the lower body has been decorated with repeated vertical impressions.�

Height 35.5 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1009559 (stock #M7725)
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£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age Twin-Handled Jar - Siwa (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. Most of the surface has been fired to a very attractive orange-red but with interesting variations in colour in places, a ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019663 (stock #M7783)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture

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 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. The upper surface has been burnished smooth.�

Height 29 cm (11.5 inches). There is a repair...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1009314 (stock #M7715)
Brian Page Antiques
£700.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan (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. The lower surface is covered with what appears to repeated light cord impressions.

Height 34 cm (13.25 inches). There...

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 #1009317 (stock #M7713)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This large and impressive 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 relatively highly-fired and has been fired to a very pleasing pale yellowish-brown colour. The upper surface has been burnished and is smooth to the touch. The lower surface has been simply yet effectively decorated with ba...

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...