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China - Neolithic - Majiayao Culture - Painted Earthenware Pitcher

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 654

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EUR (€) 340 - 560
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £472

CHINA - NEOLITHIC - MAJIAYAO CULTURE - PAINTED EARTHENWARE PITCHER

Circa 2,300-2,050 BC. Machang Phase, Gansu or Qinhai province. A two-handled geometric earthenware pitcher, the painted ornamentation of four chequered roundels in red and black linked by black linear and arc decoration and the rim painted with chevrons, dashes and circles, in red and black. 295 high x 275mm wide.

Condition
Generally fine; some abrasion affecting part of painting.

Literature
Cf. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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