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Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)
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Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1345865

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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 vertical parallel lines whereas the upper body has been burnished smooth. Around the base of the neck is a single incised band. Around the shoulder are a series of firing cracks

Height 19.5 cm (7.5 inches). There has been an attempt to "stabilise" the firing cracks, although this was probably not necessary. Otherwise, with just a small chip to rim edge, the jar is in fine condition with no sign of restoration or repair.

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