A painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Banshan type, 3rd millenium BC

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Lot 75. A painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, Yangshao culture, Banshan type, 3rd millenium BC; 912 in. (24.5 cm.) highEstimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The compressed globular jar with two loop handles is painted on body in black with a fishnet pattern enclosing dots.

Property from the Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein.

ProvenanceChina House of Arts (according to label).
Acquired prior to 1994, New York.

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

YANGSHAO CULTURE