19 mars 2009

A painted pottery bowl. Neolithic Yangshao, Majiayao

A painted pottery bowl. Neolithic Yangshao, Majiayao Carefully formed with a rolled rim, waisted neck and in-curving walls, the interior painted with figural reserves surrounding a central spiral roundel and the exterior walls applied with flange handles set within a painted band of linear decoration. 16 1/2in (42cm) wide - Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2009

A painted pottery jar. Neolithic Period, Majiayao Culture (Machang)

A painted pottery jar. Neolithic Period, Majiayao Culture (Machang) Thinly formed with a waisted neck and body of inverted pear form, painted at the shoulder with a wide band of opposing anthropomorphic figures separated by checkerboard roundels, all above a pair of loop handles applied to the lower body (chips). 10in (25.5cm) high - Estimate: $600 - 800 Footnote: Provenance: purchased at Butterfield & Butterfield, March 15, 1988 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco... [Lire la suite]
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