You haven't verified your email address yet

Fragment of embossed brick in terracotta

Lot reference 17899501
Fragment of embossed brick in terracotta

The auction you are viewing has now ended

Show current auctions

Valid bid!

In order to place your bid, you'll only need to sign in or create a free account.

Already registered?

Waiting for extension Lot closed Open for bids in Lot closes in:

Current bid $691
Next minimum bid $753
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $91.95
$
$

No bids placed.

$691 Bidder 5436
12-04-2018 20:08:24
$630 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:10:11
$605 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:09:48
$581 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:09:41
$556 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:09:35
$507 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:09:31
$458 Bidder 5363
09-04-2018 08:09:27

Han period (206 BC – 200 AD Early 1st century to late 3rd century - China

Object: Fragment de brique estampé
Culture: Ancient Chinese
Century/ Timeframe: Début du 1er au Début 3ème Siècle
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions (in cm): Largeur : 32,8 Hauteur : 10,2 Profondeur : 17,2
Origin: China

China art - Fragment of embossed brick

Terracotta sculpture with carved decor in light relief with a frieze of characters and horses

Several elements are characteristic elements of the Han dynasty, this piece:

The representation of horses, the costumes of the characters and the cart stamped on this brick are perfectly in the stylistics of the Han dynasty

The iconography of this fragment reminds of the later Han period when compared to the national Museum of China; Indeed, one of the bricks visible at the museum, ‘brick representing tanks with drivers and tightrope walkers’ presents an amazing similarity with carts, horses, and the characters of this fragment

IMPORTANT :
The base (black base and/or plexi support) of presentation on the photo is not included in the sale, used only for photo taking.

Dating:

Established beginning of 1st (25 AD) - beginning of the third century (200 AD , because this piece comes from a set of 9 bricks of which one brick was tested in TL on two samples having given a last date of 1760 years +/-140 which corresponds to the period of the later Han dynasty.

Origin:

Former Belgian private collection of the owner of the Rambagh in Belgium, acquired at the end of the 1980s.

Art market

A piece from the set of 9 bricks was put on sale by Auction Art Rémy Le Fur & Associés when selling Asian Arts of 24/06/2016
See catalogue page 5 lot no. 5 and photo of the sale

Scientific analysis

There is no TL for this piece.
Vision and acceptance of a piece in the lot of the 13 pieces made by the firm Porter & Associates during the sale of 24/06/2016

Shipping:

For Belgium delivery will be hand-delivered by the seller.
For other countries delivery by Fedex with tracking.
Packaging that can in some cases and depending on the part be achieved under wood or mdf body requiring a period of 5-7 days prior to shipment.
Tracking, insurance at the amount of the sale without auction fees

Provenance:
The provider guarantees that this lot was obtained in a legitimate way.
The related documents have been seen by Catawiki

Important information:
The seller guarantees that he is entitles to ship this lot.
The provider will ensure that all necessary permits will be provided.
The seller will inform the buyer in a timely manner, should the shipping take more than a few days.

Be SEAC Gallery  pro

Reviews given: 1
Member since: April 7, 2016
  • Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.
    persoonlijke aflevering, deskundig en zeer aangenaam contact
    View translation Automatically translated. Turn off

    vdkgent February 14, 2018

View all 1 reviews

Delivery

The seller will ship the item(s) within 3 working days after receiving confirmation of payment.

Shipping costs are for mainland destinations only.
More information

Shipping costs

United States $91.95
Belgium Free
France $61.30
Rest of Europe $61.30
Anywhere else $91.95

Save shipping costs

You can pick up this lot from the seller: Dave (), Belgium.

If you win more than one lot sold by the same seller in the same auction, your shipment will be combined. In this case, only the shipping costs of whichever lot has the highest shipping costs will be applied.

Blocked

Your bidding privileges have been revoked due to an outstanding payment. You can no longer place bids.

Once your payment has been processed, your bidding privileges will immediately be restored. Please note: if you choose manual transfer, processing your payment and restoring your bidding privileges may take up to 2 business days. We therefore recommend using one of the direct payment methods available from our payment screen.

Click here to pay

X
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 35,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in

Never miss another special object!

Catawiki auctions off 30,000 special objects every week. Leave your email address, and we will send you free updates on our special objects and great discounts.

No, I'm not interested in special objects or discounts