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Banshan-type urn

Earthenware mortuary urn, Chinese, about 30002000 BC

Earthenware mortuary urn, Chinese, about 30002000 BC

Banshan-type urn made from red earthenware, of depressed ovoid form, with two loop handles. The upper half has dark reddish brown decoration in brushwork of a bold whorl design with the infilling and the upper border being dentate.

Gifted by Sir William and Lady Constance Burrell to the City of Glasgow, 1944.

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