Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Neolithic era ceramic amphora, Yangshao Culture, Yellow River area, China. This baluster form vessel is made with a narrow neck and slightly flared rim. High shoulders taper downward to a narrow foot. Two strap handles are attached just below the center of the body. Painted with geometric patterns in red and black mineral pigments.

Age: Yangshao Culture (5000-3000 B.C.)

Dimensions: 13 1/4" high x 11" wide x 9" wide
item #1444411