Antiques, Vintage & Decorative

Lot 168:

An unusual Chinese Neolithic burnished black pottery vessel,...

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An unusual Chinese Neolithic burnished black pottery vessel, possibly Shang dynasty 13th -12th century BC. The thickly potted vessel on a deep, slightly splayed foot with flat outer ring to the waist leading into a flared mouth. Top and bottom sections with bands of scored decoration. 16.5cm tall. From a private New York collection, acquired before 1995.