Chinese Black Pot from the Longshan Culture

GBP 425.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine and well-preserved black-ware pot dating from the Chinese Longshan Culture period. The pot features a flat oval base, a single handle with thickened rims and central raised ridge ending in a top conical prick. The handle joins the body to the mouth, which is modelled with a pouring rim. One applied wire decorates the top of the vessel with a heart shape, part of it missing on one side. The item comes with its original lid.

Date: Circa 3000-19000 BC
Period: Neolithic Period

Object History

The C. Roger Moss OBE collection. The late C. Roger Moss OBE was a renowned art collector who, throughout the years, thanks to his determination and enthusiasm, was able to create an outstanding collection of artworks, most prominently from China and the Orient, but also from other cultures.

Object Condition

Very fine, part of the applied decoration wire missing. Some earthly encrustation to the surface.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:9 x D:12 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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