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Object Number:
93-6-1
Current Location:
China Gallery
Culture:
Neolithic
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Gansu
Shaanxi
Period:
Neolithic
Date Made:
Yang Shao
Early Date:
-5000
Late Date:
-3000
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Bichrome
Description:
Ceramic bichrome two-handled funerary urn. Painted pottery of this type is typical of Banpo, Banshan, and other sites along the Yellow River in North China. Flat base with an ovoid body; shoulders slope up to thumb-width constriction under short plain flared rim. Piece has two short vertical band handles. Painted decoration: shoulder zone of 4-wave meanders of 5 bands; added bands filling triangular interstices; bands fire purple to dark brown; occasional bands with fine serrated borders. Interior and exterior of rim has garland. Heavy fabric, fine clay fired orange-buff; wheel-smoothed/polished (over paint) surface; some wheel-scars and pocks.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Jacksonville Art Museum
Other Number:
L-736-1   -   Other Number
1972.94.1   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987)
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