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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1409444 (stock #T85)
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£165.00
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 #1409443 (stock #T86)
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£185.00
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 #1409442 (stock #T84)
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£135.00
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 #1405540 (stock #M7449)
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£400.00
Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Black Pottery Jar (c. 1350 BC)

This rare 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 quite "heavily-potted" with high handles, a saddle-shaped mouth and a wide body, and is also relatively highly-fired. 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 ...

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)
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£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)
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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 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)
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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 #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 #1339976 (stock #MA256)
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£600.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang 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 quite "heavily-potted" and made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery, the colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. It is a well-made jar of fine form and good proportions. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339975 (stock #MA254)
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£600.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang 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 made from a relatively highly-fired pale yellowish-brown pottery, the colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. It is a well-made jar of fine form and good proportions. At ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1339974 (stock #MA271)
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£795.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This tall 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 made from a relatively highly-fired pale yellowish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln. The jar has a fairly small flat b...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339971 (stock #MA253)
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£350.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar (with woven impression)

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. It is quite "heavily-potted" with a well-rounded body, two sturdy loop handles and wide flared mouth. It is relatively highly-fired. The inside of the mouth and the upper body have been coated in a reddish-brown wash on top of ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339968 (stock #MA266)
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£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its fairly small flat base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in again to a neck of about the same width as the base before flaring out to form the mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The surface colour of the pottery has interesting variations in places, from an attractive deep orange to grey, a r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339966 (stock #MA265)
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£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). It has a relatively small flat base and a wide saddle-shaped mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The surface colour of the pottery has interesting variations in places, from an attractive deep orange to grey, a result of uneven conditions during the firing process. The clay is quite gritty and in places there are surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339965 (stock #MA264)
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£850.00
LARGE Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its fairly small flat base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in again to a neck of about the same width as the base before flaring out to form the mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The surface colour of the pottery has interesting variations in places, from an attractive deep orange to grey, a r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339959 (stock #M7116)
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£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar (Xindian)

This rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago. Although we are not certain from which Neolithic culture it originates, it does have similarities to pottery of the Xindian Culture (c. 1200 - 500 BC). It is fairly "heavily-potted" and the surface colour of the pottery varies considerably due to uneven conditions in the kiln during firing. It a has a convex base with two wide loop handles and a castellated rim. The entire outer surface has be...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339958 (stock #M8310)
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£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar (Xindian)

This rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago. Although we are not certain from which Neolithic culture it originates, it does have similarities to pottery of the Xindian Culture (c. 1200 - 500 BC). The surface colour of the pottery varies considerably due to uneven conditions in the kiln during firing. It a has a convex base with two wide loop handles and a castellated decorative band around both sides of the mouth. The outer surface has ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339952 (stock #MA267)
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£450.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This rare and attractively-shaped wide 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 flat base, a wide body and an unusually wide flared mouth. The finely-burnished surface has fired to various attractive shades of orange-brown and is very smooth to the touch. Around the shoulder is ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337538 (stock #MA169)
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£320.00
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 made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery. The elaborate painted geometric patterns covering the upper body and inner mouth are in purple and black mineral-based fired-on pigments. 

It is of a most unu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337004 (stock #M8125)
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£395.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in a little before spreading out again to form the wide saddle-shaped mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. Much of the surface has been fired to a very attractive orange-red with variations in colour in places, a result of uneven conditions during the firing process. It ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337002 (stock #MA163)
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£1,200.00
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 made from a very pale yellowish-brown pottery the colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. It is a very well-made jar and of fine form. At the waist of its very wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337000 (stock #M7713)
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£850.00
LARGE Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This large and impressive 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 relatively highly-fired and has been fired to a very pleasing pale yellowish-brown colour. The upper surface has been burnished and is smooth to the touch. The lower surface has been simply yet effectively decorated...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336999 (stock #M7574)
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£350.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Impressed 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 quite "heavily-potted" and has been fired to a very pleasing orange-brown colour. The upper surface has been burnished smooth whereas the lower surface has been simply yet effectively decorated with bands of impressed lines ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336997 (stock #M7447)
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£750.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This very rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago by peoples 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. Xindian pottery is rarer and generally much less refined, more coarse and brittle than pottery from some earlier Chinese Neolithic cultures. Like many Xindian jars, this example is quite "thinly-potted" and shows "st...