New York, Park Avenue
22 March 1999
TWO LATE NEOLITHIC GREY POTTERY TRIPOD VESSELS, LI
Inner Mongolia, Xiajiadian Culture, circa 1500 B.C.
Each with tall, slightly waisted body surmounted by a flared rim with thick edge and raised on three conical supports issuing from the tri-lobed lower body
10in. and 10.3/8in. (26 and 26.3cm.) high (2)
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Compare the similar vessel illustrated in Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Neolithic Period to the Western Han, Uragami Sokyu-Do, Japan, 1991, p. 20.
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