Neolithic funery urn

$ 1,100.00

Chinese pottery jar, Neolithic Period (Yangshao, 3000 – 1599 B.C.).  Two applied strap handles under a gently everted rim, with finely painted red-brown and black geometric shapes, decorate the low-fired earthenware exterior.  The interior rim has a painted,m abstract design in maroon and black stripes, and lines (a rare feature).  Remarkable condition considering age; preserved as burial artifact.  5-5/8” diameter at widest.  2-3/6” diameter at base.  3-1/8” high.  Similar piece displayed May, 2014 Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

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