Lot 53. A red pottery ovoid amphora, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Southern Shanxi Province, circa 4800-4300 BC; 133⁄4 in. (34.5 cm.) high. Estimate 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.
The Irving Collection, New York.
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