Chinese Antiquities...
Two Chinese Neolithic, pre-Han period, decorated jars; circa 2/3000 B.C... from a private collection. These wonderful survivors of early Kansu or Honan pottery are made of a reddish buff clay, painted with blue/black and red oxide; they stand approx' 15" high; one has recently been damaged around the lip, (see image 4), the other is undamaged.
Stock No: 5050