Asian Art
Artist: Banshan, Chinese

Banshan style red pottery jar

mid 3rd millennium B.C.

Earthenware, painted in unfired pigment

14 3/4 x 13 in. (37.47 x 33.02 cm)
Gift of Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck in memory of Viola and William B. Arvine
1986.78.5
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Majiayao culture (ca. 3300–2000 B.C.E.), Macheng phase (2350–205
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sotheby's sale #5468 "Song"; lot #1

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