13. A Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar

A PAINTED POTTERY JAR, a pair of handles applied to the wide curving shoulder, the body tapering sharply inward above a flat base, the upper surfaces painted in black and red pigments with a check and whorl pattern, Banshan style, Neolithic period, (c. 2500 BC), according to Thermoluminescence Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd, England, 16 May 2018, height c. 33 cm