Sale 16AS02 | Lot 20

Two Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jars

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 20
Two Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jars
Neolithic Period/ Banshan Culture
Each globular body tapering sharply towards a flat foot, painted around the shoulder in red and black pigments, one with circular medallions enclosing diamond and crosshatch designs on a geometric ground, between two loop handles and below a waisted neck rising to an everted rim applied with linear bosses; the other painted with bold diagonal lines on a fishnet ground interrupted by lug handles on the lower body, the short neck painted with a zigzag pattern flanked by a pair of loop handles. Height of taller 12 3/4 inches.


C Property of a Park Avenue Collector

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Vase with stripe pattern on shoulder with possible remodeling to one handle.

Both vases with wear and minor losses to pigment.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
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