Neolithic jar

$ 1,100.00

Chinese pottery jar, Neolithic period (Yangshao 3000 – 1500 B.C.)  Two applied strap handles connect everted rim to shoulder.  Low-fired earthenware body decorated in black, maroon and brown painted double-circles enclosing honeycomb grids.  Upper two inches of interior rim painted in a thin circle of maroon wash.  Remarkable condition considering age; preserved as burial artifact.  4-1/2” high.  5-1/2” diameter at widest.  2-3/8” diameter at flat base

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