A Neolithic painted pottery jar of Banshan type Gansu, 3rd Millenium BC, Yangshao culture
Lot 225
A Neolithic painted pottery jar of Banshan type
Gansu, 3rd Millenium BC, Yangshao culture
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Neolithic painted pottery jar of Banshan type
Gansu, 3rd Millenium BC, Yangshao culture
The broad baluster body tapering to a narrow foot with a small loop handle on both sides, the upper part of the body decorated with four medallions circled by deep red, each divided vertically by a band containing zigzag lines and also outlined in deep red, each medallion encircled by thick swooping black lines, the waisted neck and slightly flaring rim painted black, the inner rim divided vertically with black lines above a plain black ring and a deep red ring.
43.5cm (17 1/8in) wide

Footnotes

  • 甘肅,公元前三千年,仰韶文化 半山類型彩陶罐

    A very similar jar in the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, is illustrated by B.Gyllensvärd, The World's Great Collections: Oriental Ceramics, vol.8, Tokyo, 1982, pl.3.
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