NEOLITHIC PERIOD, PROBABLY QIJIA CULTURE, CIRCA 2050-1700 BC
A RARE LARGE RED POTTERY JAR AND COVER
Neolithic period, probably Qijia culture, circa 2050-1700 BC
The tall body bulging somewhat before tapering to the flat base, with a pair of simplified animal-head handles applied below the grooved rim, both the side of the conical cover and the side of the mouth rim scored with two parallel lines for alignment
33 3/8in. (56.8cm.) high
The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. C202b89 is consistent with the dating of this lot.