Chinese Qijia Culture Neolithic Squatted Amphora

GBP 135.00

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Object Description

A Chinese Neolithic squatted amphora potted in orange terracotta and dating to the Qijia culture. The vessel features a wide funnel mouth and two laterally positioned handles that join the mouth to the waist. The shape of the vessels echoes the popular saddle shape, which became one of the distinctive traits of the Siwa culture.

Date: Circa 2200-1500 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, light earthly encrustations to the surface. Small chip to the rim.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:11.5 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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