March 12, 2019 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
Lot 3
 

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A rare late Neolithic painted black pottery tripod vessel
Inner Mongolia, Xiajiadian culture, circa 1500 B.C.

The tall, slightly waisted body decorated with two registers of cruciform scrolls within rectangular double line borders joined at the corners mid-body by four-point stars with circular centers, the thick everted rim similarly decorated on the interior, all in pale orange and white pigment reserved on a black ground. Accompanied by the results of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test #C118j71, dated November 22, 2018, stating that the results are consistant with the suggested period of manufacture.

H: 10 1/8 in., 25.5 cm

Provenance: Flores Art and Antiques, New York, New York
Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from the above in the late 1980s/1990s
Aquired by the present owner from the above, 2016

Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

The tall, slightly waisted body decorated with two registers of cruciform scrolls within rectangular double line borders joined at the corners mid-body by four-point stars with circular centers, the thick everted rim similarly decorated on the interior, all in pale orange and white pigment reserved on a black ground. Accompanied by the results of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test #C118j71, dated November 22, 2018, stating that the results are consistant with the suggested period of manufacture.

Provenance: Flores Art and Antiques, New York, New York
Private collection, New York, New York, acquired from the above in the late 1980s/1990s
Aquired by the present owner from the above, 2016

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