CHINA Shaanxi brick or roof tile circa 150 BC


CHINA, Shaanxi, brick, circa 150 BC, round, with a tiger rampant L, flange for hanging on wall on back, white clay with black coat, 165mm diameter, ~35mm thick, some chipping on the hanging flange, also a tight and stable small edge crack, few minor edge chips, nice tiger

1 in stock

SKU: 2959500 Categories: ,


China is like the world: it has everything in it. The current evidence shows that there were people “everywhere” by about 12,000 years ago. In China they started writing stuff down about 5000 years ago, roughly the same time as Egypt and Sumer. The Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations are gone, but China is still here.

Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.