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A rare large painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, late 2nd millennium B.C.

Property from an Important American Private Collection

A rare large painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, late 2nd millennium B.C.

A rare large painted pottery jar, Neolithic period, late 2nd millennium B.C.

A rare large painted pottery jar

Neolithic period, late 2nd millennium B.C.

新石器時代 公元前二千紀末 彩陶大罐


Height 21½ in., 54.6 cm

The rim having a few cracks some restored. Overall with expected scattered losses and imperfections to the surface, consistent with age.


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The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Sotheby's New York, 17th September 2003, lot 27. 
The dating of this jar is consistent with the results of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication, sample no. C101t53.