A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC

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Lot 53. A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC; 1334 in. (34.5 cm.) highEstimate USD 3,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The vase with a short neck and tapering, ovoid body is flanked by a pair of small loop handles, metal stand.

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

ProvenanceDonald J. Wineman Fine Asian Art, New York, 1988.
The Irving Collection, New York
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The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. 466n68 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020