CAMEL WITH LOAD AND DOG

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 3CAMEL WITH LOAD AND DOG
CAMEL WITH LOAD AND DOG
Terracotta
China
Tang Dynasty (618 - 907)
HEIGHT 50 CM
Well animated sculpture of a screaming load camel, between its humps above the usual rack heavily loaded. At the highest point a is
Dog and obviously enjoys the view as well as the convenience, will be transported to. You may like the camel not so
very, it has bent its head back and mouth open, maybe a dialogue between the two takes place. The head of the camel is very alive and running, for this animal is typical of the shaggy mane are engraved. The camel is standing on a diamond-shaped panel, scattered remnants of the former cold-paint. The last expression in the earlier period of the Tang dynasty, much frequented silk road, as it was named by Richthofen are camels. In China it is called the “Emperor's road”. The beginning was in Changan, the capital at the time of the Tang until 750, and at that time the largest city in the world.

Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From a Viennese private collection
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