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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1403503 (stock #T86)
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£165.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Small Pottery Tripod - Siwa Culture

This very rare and unusually small pottery tripod made by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC). It is relatively highly-fired and has a smooth burnished surface. As with the more well-known "saddle" mouthed jars of this culture, the surface colour varies from a rich reddish-brown to a dark grey, a result of uneven firing conditions during the kiln. It has two small loop handles.

Height 7.5 cm (3 inches), width 9 cm (3.5 inche...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1403502 (stock #T85)
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£150.00
Fine 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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1403501 (stock #T84)
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£110.00
Chinese Neolithic Twin-Handled Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This fine 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 finely-burnished jars such as this, with one, two or three handles. It is relatively highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364701 (stock #M8311)
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£350.00
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" and made from an grey pottery. The "top" of the vessel has woven impressions, most likely made when this piece of clay was being formed, resting on some kind of woven material, prior to being luted to the top of the ewer. A strip of clay in a "W"...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364663 (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. Interestingly the inner surface be...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364579 (stock #MA498)
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£2,200.00
Fine LARGE Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (Liuwan type) with Oxford TL Test

This large and impressive 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" and relatively highly-fired. This jar has a wide body with two sturdy loop handles on opposing sides at its waist. The flat base has some impressions in it, m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364576 (stock #M7712)
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£1,200.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Caiyuan Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test

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. The lower surface has been simply yet ver...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358896 (stock #M8295)
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£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 has a wide body, straight neck 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 band o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358895 (stock #M7571)
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£450.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Footed Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) 

This very rare and unusually-shaped pottery jar was made some 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-incis...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358894 (stock #M7570)
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£330.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made some 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. 

A good size with a height of 16...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358893 (stock #MA598)
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£350.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Neolithic Decorated Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture

This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made some 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 thin walls and the pottery has fired to a nice reddish-orange colour. It has a wide body with two loop handles joined at the shoulder and the flared mouth, and a relatively small flat base. The smoot...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358892 (stock #MA599)
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£265.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made some 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 thin walls and the pottery has fired to a nice reddish-orange colour. It has a wide body with two loop handles joined at the shoulder and the flared mouth, and a relatively small flat base. Unlik...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358891 (stock #MA602)
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£350.00
Very Rare Chinese Neolithic Decorated 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...

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 #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 #1345868 (stock #M7104)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
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 lower surface has been decorated with repeated vertical lines whereas the upper surface has been burnished to a smooth finish. At the waist are two loop handles, with the surface of the body on the inside of the handles slightly d...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345867 (stock #MA371)
Brian Page Antiques
£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 and the colour of the pottery varies in places due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. The surface, especially the upper half, is smooth to the touch. Decoration is modest with an incised band around the neck and simple impress...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345866 (stock #MA379)
Brian Page Antiques
£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...