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Asian Art / An assortment of clay sealings Warring States or later (360)

Previously from a Japanese private collection | 前日本私人收藏(Lot 1, and Lot 14 to 45, and 50 to 53)
Lot 45
An assortment of clay sealings
Warring States or later
10 August 2022, 18:00 AEST
Sydney

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An assortment of clay sealings

Warring States or later
Varying sizes approx. 3.0cm wide (360).

Footnotes

戰國或以後 各種封泥三百六十枚 分列六盒,簽「高級官吏•三行印章•他各種混在」、「宮•官•丞•他各種混在」、「大司馬•司空•卿•令•地名•他混在」、「齊•大守•司馬•地名混在」、「三行印章•大守•戰國•地名•他各種混在」、「各種私印封泥六十種」

封泥又稱「泥封」,「封泥」一詞最早見於《後漢書》,是古代用泥製作印章,加以封緘文牘貨物的遺物。封泥的使用從先秦一直持續到南北朝時期。後來這種印章方式由於紙張的普及逐漸被印泥以鈐印在紙上的方式所代替。

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