CHINESE NEOLITHIC YANGSHOA DECORATED JAR
Yellow River, China, ca. 3500-2500 BC. A squat bulbous pottery jar having a flared collar neck with two opposing loop handles. Elaborately painted decoration in mauve and black on a pinkish-orange ground, with various bands and slash designs. Three areas of evident repainting to the decoration otherwise intact. Size: L:145mm / W:180mm ; 565g Provenance: Collection of Edmund Bourke, MD., Yonkers, NY. Ex. Fernando Flores.