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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 #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 #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...

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 #1329931 (stock #M7725)
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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 relatively small 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. Most of the surface has been fired to a very attractive orange-red but with interesting variations in colour in places, a result of ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329929 (stock #M7783)
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£950.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture

This fine and attractively-shaped 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 finely-potted with a wide body that tapers down to a relatively small base and one handle from the shoulder to the flared mouth. The upper surface has been burnished smooth. 

Height 29 cm (11.5 inches), diameter 27 ...

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 #1316061 (stock #M0878)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Longshan Culture Pottery Tripod with Oxford TL Test

This fine and very rare pottery vessel was made over 4,000 years ago. Although it is not always easy to identify which Neolithic culture some of the wide variety of ancient pottery tripods have come from, we believe this belongs to the early Longshan Culture (c. 2600 - 2000 BC). Its form is that of a cooking vessel. It has a large capacity, its three wide legs giving a large area for the heat to be transmitted from t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1316060 (stock #M0861)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Longshan Culture Pottery Tripod with Oxford TL Test

This very rare pottery vessel was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Longshan Culture (c. 2600 - 2000 BC), Shaanxi province. Its form is of a cooking vessel with three wide legs that have a textured surface giving a large area for the heat to be transmitted from the fire to the contents of the tall and wide cylindrical body. On opposing sides of the upper body are two wide loop handles. Note also the mouth h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1315762 (stock #M0875)
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Fine & Very Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Ewer - Qijia Culture

This fine pottery vessel 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. Vessels such as this with a partially covered top and a spout are particularly rare. Furthermore, this example has incised and im...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1315760 (stock #M7778)
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Rare Chinese Neolithic Tangwang / Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This very rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago during the Tangwang phase 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. Tangwang pottery is generally not as coarse in its construction as some other Xindian vessels. It is of fine form with a wide lower body and two long handles and a smooth burnished surface

Quite ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1314819 (stock #M0816)
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£750.00
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. The decorative pattern, applied on top of the smooth burnished surface with a fired-on mineral-based pigment, features four roundels containing geometric patterns. On opposing sides just below its waist are two ...

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 #1303637 (stock #M0740)
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£395.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Xindian Culture Pottery Jar (c. 1200 - 500 BC)

This 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. 

This is a very nice example of its type with a smooth burnishe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1290164 (stock #M0608)
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£185.00
Large Rare Thai Neolithic Ban Chiang Pottery Bowl

This large pottery bowl dates to c. 500 - 1,000 BC. It is of a very rare and most unusual form with its semi-spherical body and very wide flared rim. The colour of the pottery ranges from a pale yellow-brown to black, due to uneven conditions during firing. Much of the surface is still covered in calcified root/plant growths / burial soil.

Diameter 26 cm (10.5 inches). It is in fine condition with no sign of restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1272326 (stock #M0437)
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£750.00
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 heavily-potted, relatively highly-fired and has a smooth burnished surface. On opposing sides just below its waist are two sturdy loop handles. The decorative pattern, a variation of the typical Machang h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1191727 (stock #M9612)
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£150.00
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 #1191725 (stock #M7861)
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£120.00
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1178935 (stock #M9540)
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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 : 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 #1121047 (stock #M8799)
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£175.00
Small Chinese Neolithic Pottery Ewer - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This pottery ewer was made during the Machang phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture. Several examples of this general form are known, although this is an unusually small example. It is made from a relatively high-fired buff-coloured pottery that has been painted in a bold, yet simple, geometric pattern in a fired-on mineral-based pigment.

Height 12.5 cm (5 inches). This 4,000 year old pottery ewer is in good c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081832 (stock #M7182)
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Rare Chinese Neolithic Xindian Culture Pottery Jar (c. 1200 - 500 BC)

This 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. 

Marks from the shaping tool can be seen, especially on the l...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081776 (stock #M8312)
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£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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1081775 (stock #M8309)
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£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 #1081587 (stock #M8302)
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£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 #1081585 (stock #M8308)
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£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 #1081583 (stock #M8303)
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£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 #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 #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 #1000195 (stock #M7591)
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£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 #1000193 (stock #M7589)
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Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Banshan / Majiayao Culture (c, 2600 - 2300 BC0

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 quite a coarse gritty clay that has a "brittleness" to it. The decoration is most unusual with various applied clay strips to the body. Note also the impressed decoration around the inside of the mouth.

Height 14 cm (5.5 inch...

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 #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 #999886 (stock #M7576)
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£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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 ...