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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330253 (stock #M8476)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Large Chinese Early Western Han Dynasty Pottery Hu Jar

This large pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the early part of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a fairly high-fired pale grey pottery. The lower rounded body is covered with coarse-woven fabric impressions onto which has been luted the tall foot. There are several decorative bands and ridges surrounding the body and base of the neck. On opposing sides of the shoulder have been a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330247 (stock #MA039)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Chinese Neolithic Twin-Handled Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made over 3,000 years ago, dating to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). It has a burnished surface making it smooth to the touch. It has a wide body with a relatively small flat base. There are two loop handles joining the shoulder to the mouth which is of the form sometimes referred to as "saddle-shaped". Most of the surface has been fired to a very attractive orange-red although the su...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330246 (stock #MA046)
Brian Page Antiques
£195.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thin-walled and relatively highly-fired. The inside of the mouth and the upper body have been coated in a reddish-brown wash on top of which have been painted geometric patterns in a dark fired-on miner...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330245 (stock #MA048)
Brian Page Antiques
£185.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thin-walled and relatively highly-fired. The inside of the mouth and the upper body have been coated in a reddish-brown wash on top of which have been painted geometric patterns in a dark fired-on miner...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330244 (stock #MA045)
Brian Page Antiques
£195.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thin-walled and relatively highly-fired. The inside of the mouth and the upper body have been coated in a reddish-brown wash on top of which have been painted geometric patterns in a dark fired-on miner...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330243 (stock #MA047)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thin-walled and relatively highly-fired. The inside of the mouth and the upper body have been coated in a reddish-brown wash on top of which have been painted geometric patterns in a dark fired-on miner...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330239 (stock #MA042)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Cord-Impressed Pottery Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. There is a ridge around the shoulder below which the main surface of the body is decorated with cord impre...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330238 (stock #MA041)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Twin-Handled Cord-Impressed Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. Two small wide handles join the shoulder and the mouth. The main surface of the body is decorated wit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330237 (stock #MA040)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Cord-Impressed Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This is a particular nice example of good form. It is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. The main surface of the body is decorated with cord impressions that have been repeated...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330236 (stock #M7399)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Cord-Impressed Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. The lower surface is decorated with cord impressions that were repeatedly pressed into the surface whilst the clay...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330235 (stock #M8204)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Chinese Neolithic Cord Impressed Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture

This pottery jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is of an unusual and attractive shape with its globular body, short neck and flaring mouth, and is made from quite a "gritty" clay and more highly-fired than most jars of this general type. The...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1330198 (stock #M0966)
Brian Page Antiques
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South-East Asian 13th Century Glazed Stoneware Jar (Khmer / Thai)

This small stoneware jar of globular form was made during the 12th - 13th century. It has a pale grey stoneware body and has been coated, both inside and out, in a thin dark brown glaze that has a slight hint of green. The base and lower outer body remain unglazed. The characteristics of the glaze (degraded surface, minor flaking from the surface and overall "feel" ) are very similar to Khmer glazed vessels of this period alth...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1330197 (stock #MA031)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Box with Inscription

This blue & white porcelain box was made during the late 19th century. It is heavily-potted and glazed, both inside and out, the outer surface covered in a geometric/floral pattern in underglaze blue. Inside the box and the cover are characters etched into the glaze; we have not had these translated although we believe they are words of memorial. An almost identical example is shown the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society book "Chi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1330196 (stock #MA030)
Brian Page Antiques
£85.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Box with Inscription

This blue & white porcelain box was made during the late 19th century or possibly the early 20th century. It is heavily-potted and glazed, both inside and out, the outer surface covered in a geometric/floral pattern in underglaze blue. Inside the box and the cover are characters etched into the glaze; we have not had these translated although we believe they are words of memorial. The unglazed edges have fired to a reddish-brow...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1330195 (stock #M0995)
Brian Page Antiques
£65.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Box with Inscription

This blue & white porcelain box was made during the late 19th century. It is heavily-potted and glazed, both inside and out, the outer surface covered in a geometric/floral pattern in underglaze blue. Inside the box and the cover are characters etched into the glaze; we have not had these translated although we believe they are words of memorial. An almost identical example is shown the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society book "Chi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330014 (stock #M0888)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
Rare Chinese Qin / Early Western Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC) or the very early part of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. This is a very nice example and has a finely-burnished surface making i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330013 (stock #M0902)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Rare Chinese Qin / Early Western Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC) or the very early part of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. This is a very nice example and has a finely-burnished surface making i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330011 (stock #M0278)
Brian Page Antiques
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LARGE Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. 

This is an exceptionally large example, much rarer than the many known smaller versions. It has a finely-burnished surface making it very s...