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Book: Chinese Jade, Neolithic to 20th Century - "The Immortal Stone"

This fine book covers all anyone needs to know about Chinese Jade, concentrating on the fine collection of Chinese jades in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Jades from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty and 20th century are described, discussed and illustrated. Included are jades from the Qing imperial court. See our images for more information.

Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 22 x 25.5 cm. 160 printed page...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345866 (stock #MA379)
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£320.00
Chinese Neolithic Burnished Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This rare and attractively-shaped 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 higher-fired jars such as this. This jar is relatively highly-fired and is quite an unusual shape with its almost spher...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1308098 (stock #M0802)
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Rare Chinese Neolithic Longshan Culture Black "Egg-shell" Pottery Stem Cup (Ex. Harvard Museums)

This very rare and desirable black pottery stem cup was made by potters of the Longshan Culture (c. 2400 - 2000 BC), Shandong province. Such wares are usually referred to as "egg-shell" pottery due to the extreme thinness of the pottery. Due to their elaborate style and fragility it is thought that such cups were used for ritual purposes rather than for everyday use. Note the raised bands of deco...

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.�

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346143 (stock #MA049)
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£185.00
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. It is quite thinly-potted and made from a pale reddish-brown pottery that has been relatively highly-fired. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns in fired-on black and purple mi...

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 #931057 (stock #M6995)
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£120.00
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 upper part of the outer surface and the inside of the mouth have been coated in a reddish-brown wash, on top of which has been applied geometric patterns in a dark mineral-based pigment, all prior to being fired in the Neolithic kiln. There ...

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 #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 #1346142 (stock #M7068)
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£145.00
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 has been decorated with geometric patterns applied using two different coloured mineral-based pigments that have been fired on. This particular pattern is very rare. There are two small loop handles joined at the shoulder and m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330244 (stock #MA045)
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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 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)
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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 #1330246 (stock #MA046)
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£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 #1345865 (stock #MA378)
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£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This attractively-shaped wide-bodied 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 higher-fired jars such as this. This jar is quite heavily-potted. The lower body has been decorated with lightly incised verti...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329770 (stock #M0256)
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£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC), one of the later Chinese Neolithic cultures overlapping the Bronze Age. It has been fired to an attractive orange-red and has a burnished surface making it smooth to the touch and a pleasure to handle. 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 a "...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330237 (stock #MA040)
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£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 #1330239 (stock #MA042)
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£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)
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£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...