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China Important Ancient Hongshan Culture Stone Female Sculpture, 4700-2900 BC

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China, a fine archaic female kneeling effigy hand-carved from a granular dark red stone . Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (circa 4700-2900 BC) Quality: fine original condition, no repairs, as collected. Dark patina from appropriate age. Dimensions: 12 inches tall and 4 inches width. About Hongshan Culture : The Hongshan culture was a Neolithic culture in northeastern China. Hongshan sites have been found in an area stretching from Inner Mongolia to Liaoning, and dated from about 4700 to 2900 BC. The culture is named after Hongshanhou , a site in Hongshan District, Chifeng. The Hongshanhou site was discovered by the Japanese archaeologist Torii Ryuzo in 1908 and extensively excavated in 1935 by Kosaku Hamada and Mizuno Seiichi. Provenance: Our private collection and accompanied by our Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity. Originally collected in the area of Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia. In addition, our Hongshan stone effigy has been examined and authenticated by Mr. Gu Fang, Senior Fellow at the Center of Jadeology and Jade Culture in Beijing (CASS). Our gallery based in Shelburne, Vermont USA has been dealing in authentic Chinese antiquities, Japanese , and Fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition.  

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  • Dimensions
    H 12 in. x W 4 in. x D 5 in.H 30.48 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 12.7 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU128929765301
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