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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297429 (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 #999919 (stock #M7571)
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£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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019400 (stock #M7770)
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£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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019666 (stock #M7774)
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£600.00
Rare Tall Chinese Neolithic Tangwang / Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This very 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1272326 (stock #M0437)
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£600.00
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, relatively highly-fired and has a smooth burnished surface. On opposing sides just below its waist are two sturdy loop handles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1008683 (stock #M7603)
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£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)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081972 (stock #M8326)
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£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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081776 (stock #M8312)
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£400.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081779 (stock #M8301)
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£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 #1303639 (stock #M0726)
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£395.00
Fine Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Black Pottery Jar

This fine pottery vessel was made over 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c.1350 BC) from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is finely constructed with high handles, a saddle-shaped mouth and a wide body. Pottery jars from the Siwa culture are rarer than those of the preceding Qijia and Majiayao cultures and most known examples are made from an orange or buff coloured pottery. Black pottery jars are rarer still ! The sur...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #931737 (stock #M7085)
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£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Three-Handled Jar - Qijia Culture

This very rare pottery jar was made around 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province, China. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes as well as a variety of finer vessels such as this, with none, one, two or three handles, although those with three handles are by far the rarest. It is relatively high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #932099 (stock #M7106)
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£350.00
Tall Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Pottery Jar

This tall and attractively-shaped pottery vessel 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 relatively highly-fired. The varying colours of the surface are as a result of uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln during firing. The lower surface has been decorated with repeated vertical impressions. At the waist are two loop handles, with the surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999912 (stock #M7570)
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£350.00
Rare 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 and one handle from the shoulder to the wide flared mouth. The smooth burnished surface makes this vessel a pleasure to handle as well as to view.�

Height 16 cm (6.25 inches), diameter 19 cm (7.5...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000193 (stock #M7589)
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£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c, 2600 - 2300 BC0

This rare and very 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). It is made from quite a coarse gritty clay that has a "brittleness" to it. The decoration is most unusual with various applied clay strips to the body. Note also the impressed decoration around the inside of the mouth.

Height 14 cm (5.5 inch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000195 (stock #M7591)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This rare and very 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). It is made from a very coarse and gritty clay that has been fairly highly-fired, the jar having a distinct ring to it when tapped. It has many unusual features: its overall shape, the incised decoration covering the body, its almost horizontal f...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000197 (stock #M7590)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This rare and very 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). It is made from pottery that has been quite highly-fired to a creamy-white colour and has a distinct ring when tapped. It has been decorated with many applied clay strips, horizontal at the waist and lower body, and diagonal around the shoulder....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081576 (stock #M8295)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Fine Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This rare and attractively-shaped round 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 wide flared-mouth. The surface above the waist, as well as the inside of the mouth, has been finely-burnished and is very smooth to the touch. Around the neck is a ban...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081587 (stock #M8302)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Fine Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This 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). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from quite a coarse clay, suitable to be used for heating its contents in a fire, as the sooty deposits on its outer surface would indeed suggest it was used for. It has one sturdy loop handle that is raised above ...