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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1800 item #1166116 (stock #M3974)
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£48.00
Back in stock, but limited copies only: DPRK / North Korean Museum Book Neolithic, Koryo Dynasty etc..

The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung said: "Our nation, celebrated for its long history and brilliant culture, has contributed a great deal of scientific creations and inventions to the treasure house of human culture since the ancient times."

Part of the introduction to this fine book. This is the most recent publication of a fine selection of exhibits from the Korean Central History ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #402042 (stock #M2537)
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£245.00
Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Jar (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. The outside of the jar and the inner rim have been decorated with geometric patterns painted onto the surface in two different coloured mineral-based pigments, prior to firing in the Neolithic kiln.�

Height ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #931050 (stock #M6993)
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£285.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang

This 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 outer surface and inside of the mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns applied using two different coloured mineral-based pigments that have been fired on. There are two small loop handles joined at the shoulder and mouth. There a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #931737 (stock #M7085)
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£395.00
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 #932110 (stock #M7100)
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£320.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar

This fine pottery jar was made some 4,000 years ago. Although it was excavated from Gansu province, we are not certain from which Neolithic culture it derives although it is probably a product of the Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC).� It is well-made and quite highly-fired, having a distinct ring when tapped. The lower body has been decorated with an impressed, almost spiral pattern. The upper body has a smooth burnished finish and has been coa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999873 (stock #M7557)
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£250.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar / Cup - Machang

This small pottery jar, or cup, 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. Most known Machang jars of this approximate size have two handles; jars such as this with only one handle are particularly rare. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns using fired-...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999885 (stock #M7561)
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£250.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Bottle - Machang

This rare and unusual twin-handled pottery bottle 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 of a very pleasing form, with a globular body and two loop handles that are more or less at right-angles from the base of the neck to the side of the body. The inside of the mouth and the upper body...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999886 (stock #M7576)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang

This 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 inside of the mouth and the upper body have been decorated with geometric patterns in purple and black fired-on mineral-based pigments. Most known Machang jars of this general size and type have two handles; this is particularly rare ha...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #999904 (stock #M7554)
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£300.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture

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. In addition are two...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1000179 (stock #M7585)
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£250.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This 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 colour of the pottery varies slightly from pale brown to a more reddish brown due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns using fired-on mi...

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 #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). There is a small repair to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1014064 (stock #M7752)
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£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 relatively highly-fired and, therefore, more durable than lower-fired examples. 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 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081583 (stock #M8303)
Brian Page Antiques
£250.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This very rare and unusual 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 pottery and fairly "crudely" made. It is of a most unusual form with the small loop handle at its top and the wide spout. 

Diameter 13.5 cm, height 10 cm. Although not immediately obvious, we believe the handle has ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081585 (stock #M8308)
Brian Page Antiques
£220.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This very rare and unusual 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 fairly unrefined clay and has been decorated with a notched rim and applied strips of clay. However, its most unusual feature is the three handles, spread equidistant around the rim, each of which are decorated with indentations and ...

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 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081775 (stock #M8309)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c. 2600 - 2300 BC)

This very rare and unusual 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 "gritty" buff-coloured pottery that has black (carbon?) deposits on its outer surface suggesting it was used as a cooking or heating vessel. It has one loop handle and a short spout enabling it to be used as a pouring vessel. T...

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...