A Chinese Neolithic painted pottery jar
Majiayao Culture, Machang type, 3rd Millennium BC
Of bulging hemispherical upper and conical lower half, short neck and flaring mouth rim, flanked by two loop handles, painted in dark pigment of two stick-like figures around the upper half of the body, the neck representing the shared head, the figures placed within separate roundels.
AU$ 1,500 - 2,200
£970 - 1,400
US$ 1,500 - 2,200
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