A painted pottery jar, Late Neolithic period, Majiayao culture | 新石器時代末 馬家窰文化
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A painted pottery jar
Late Neolithic period, Majiayao culture
新石器時代末 馬家窰文化 彩繪陶罐
Height 8⅛ in., 21 cm
In general good condition, with accretion to the surface, especially to the lower half of the body, visible under black light. Overall with expected scattered losses and imperfections to the surface, consistent with age and type.
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Glendining, London, 15th October 1959, lot 65 (part lot).
Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).
Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.1.2.
吳權博士 (1910-1997) 收藏
Rose Kerr et al., Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum, Hong Kong, 2011, pl. 47.
柯玫瑰等，《Chinese Antiquities from the Wou Kiuan Collection. Wou Lien-Pai Museum》，香港，2011年，圖版47.