Neolithic Chinese Painted Terracotta Twin-Handled Jar, Third Millennium B.C. For Sale
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Neolithic Chinese Painted Terracotta Twin-Handled Jar, Third Millennium B.C.

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A Neolithic Chinese painted terracotta twin handled jar dating from the third millennium B.C. The earthenware jar has a bulbous form with two small loop handles attached to the lower body. The vase is painted with a horizontal band of cross hatched roundels to the upper body with chevrons painted to the neck. The vase is decorated in tones of black and is not marked.

Details

  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Third Millennium B.C.
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. There is a small chip reattached to the top rim..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 12.6 in. x Dm 12.41 in.

    H 32 cm x Dm 31.5 cm

  • Diameter
    12.41 in. (31.5 cm)
  • Seller location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Seller reference number
    OR1502050
  • Reference number
    LU132822500572

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