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Collection: China - Neolithic (17)
Collection: China - Neolithic (17)
Amulet in the Form of a Seated Figure with Bovine Head
Northeast China, Neolithic period, probably Hongshan culture (4700-2920 BC)
1953.628CCCC0
Jar with Spiral Designs
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Majiayao phase (3300-2650 BC)
2004.64CCCC0
Ceremonial Blade with Three Perforations (Dao)
Northwest China, late Neolithic period to early Bronze Age, Qijia culture (2000-1700 BC)
2009.83CCCC0
Bird-shaped Urn
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Banshan phase (2650-2350 BC)
2007.276CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Jia)
China, probably Henan province, Erlitou culture (c. 1900-1500 BC)
1989.150CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (Fu)
China, Erlitou Culture (c. 1900-1500 BC)
1991.115CCCC0
Ceremonial Disk (Bi)
East China, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture (3300-2200 BC)
1917.974CCCC0
Jar with Curvilinear Designs
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Banshan phase (2650-2350 BC)
1930.332CCCC0
Ceremonial Disk-Axe (Yue)
Northeast China, Neolithic period, Hongshan Culture (4700-2920 BC)
1991.6CCCC0
Perforated Disc (pi)
China, Neolithic period (3rd-2nd millenium BC)
1915.627CCCC0
Vase
China, Gansu province, Neolithic period
1930.333CCCC0
Double-Handled Beaker
China, type-site at Qijiaping, Gansu province, Neolithic period, Qijia Culture
1971.228CCCC0
Perforated Disc (Pi)
China, Neolithic period (3rd-2nd millenium BC)
1915.628CCCC0
Zhang (Ceremonial Blade)
China, Neolithic period - Shang dynasty (c.1766-1045 BC)
1915.673CCCC0
Ge (Dagger Axe)
China, Neolithic period - Shang dynasty (c.1766-1045 BC)
1952.580CCCC0
Li, Hollow-Legged Tripod
China, Inner Mongolia, lower stratum of the Xiajiadian culture, late 2nd or early 1st millennium BC
2005.20CCCC0
Urn with Triangular Patterns
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture
2017.21CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Amulet in the Form of a Seated Figure with Bovine Head
Northeast China, Neolithic period, probably Hongshan culture (4700-2920 BC)
1953.628jade (nephrite)Overall: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)Gift of Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Jar with Spiral Designs
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Majiayao phase (3300-2650 BC)
2004.64earthenware with slip-painted decorationDiameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.); Overall: 45.2 cm (17 13/16 in.)Gift of Donna S. and James S. Reid, Jr. in honor of Dr. Ju-hsi ChouCCCC0
Ceremonial Blade with Three Perforations (Dao)
Northwest China, late Neolithic period to early Bronze Age, Qijia culture (2000-1700 BC)
2009.83jade (nephrite)Overall: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Bird-shaped Urn
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Banshan phase (2650-2350 BC)
2007.276earthenware with slip-painted decorationOverall: 26.7 x 31.1 x 27.9 cm (10 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 11 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski in honor of Dr. Ju-hsi ChouCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Jia)
China, probably Henan province, Erlitou culture (c. 1900-1500 BC)
1989.150bronzeOverall: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (Fu)
China, Erlitou Culture (c. 1900-1500 BC)
1991.115jade (nephrite)Overall: 10.5 x 0.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of J. E. Eskenazi (Limited), LondonCCCC0
Ceremonial Disk (Bi)
East China, Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture (3300-2200 BC)
1917.974jade (nephrite)Diameter: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Inner diameter: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Jar with Curvilinear Designs
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, Banshan phase (2650-2350 BC)
1930.332earthenware with slip-painted decorationDiameter: 36.8 x 30.5 cm (14 1/2 x 12 in.); Overall: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Disk-Axe (Yue)
Northeast China, Neolithic period, Hongshan Culture (4700-2920 BC)
1991.6serpentine stoneOverall: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Perforated Disc (pi)
China, Neolithic period (3rd-2nd millenium BC)
1915.627jadeDiameter: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.); Inner diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Vase
China, Gansu province, Neolithic period
1930.333earthenware with slip coating and painted decorationDiameter of mouth: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Double-Handled Beaker
China, type-site at Qijiaping, Gansu province, Neolithic period, Qijia Culture
1971.228burnished earthenwareEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Perforated Disc (Pi)
China, Neolithic period (3rd-2nd millenium BC)
1915.628jade Diameter: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.); Inner diameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Zhang (Ceremonial Blade)
China, Neolithic period - Shang dynasty (c.1766-1045 BC)
1915.673nephriteOverall: 7.9 x 0.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Ge (Dagger Axe)
China, Neolithic period - Shang dynasty (c.1766-1045 BC)
1952.580nephriteOverall: 5.7 x 1 cm (2 1/4 x 3/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Li, Hollow-Legged Tripod
China, Inner Mongolia, lower stratum of the Xiajiadian culture, late 2nd or early 1st millennium BC
2005.20dark gray earthenwareOverall: 22.9 x 17 cm (9 x 6 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas FrenchCCCC0
Urn with Triangular Patterns
Northwest China, Neolithic period, Majiayao culture
2017.21Earthenware with slip-painted decorationOverall: 36.5 x 39.5 cm (14 3/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Gift of Donna and James ReidCCCC0