Terra-Cotta Warriors in the Emsland. The shipping company Wessels from Haren embarks in new waters. Haren/EMS. To move into new waters for the company Wessels to face challenges “, emphasizes Gerd Wessels, Managing Director of the shipping company Wessels. And the family shipping company, headquartered in the emslandische Haren, this spirit of innovation lives already for one hundred years. True to their motto “successful tradition and modernity link” develops Wessels new markets and now embarks in Asian waters. The company in addition to hand-made terracotta warriors, that attention to detail are made with much along the lines of the famous terracotta army of the Qin dynasty, many more Asian bronze and jade sculptures imported together with Chinese business partners.
These were uncovered during excavations in the vicinity of the city of Xian in 1974 randomly and now include to the UNESCO world cultural heritage. The first Chinese Emperor Qin Shihuangdi has during his lifetime with the construction of his own tomb started. And he had literally taken the clay army into the grave. This reflects, reflected in our present, still existing Chinese understanding of life after death. Nowadays, people for their departed loved ones burn even tinkered luxury items and fake banknotes to make life in the hereafter as pleasant as possible. Qin Shi Huang wanted to protect themselves in the Kingdom of the dead by his own army, however, he who built life-size and with individual facial expressions. More than 7,000 soldiers and chariots and horses found in the place of the Tomb complex. The fascinating sight and the amazing story of the Emperor and his terracotta army were crucial for my idea.
I wanted to take with the elaborately crafted original replicas after Germany, to give the people here a touch of Asia”, Gerd Wessels explains his leitmotif. The Warriors are suitable not only for the garden, they were also a highlight in every lobby of a company according to the, Next Managing Director. You can visit the Terra-Cotta Warriors, as well as other Asian sculptures in the zhanshi showroom since mid-December. There is also a pricing. Under, you can learn interesting facts around the clay warriors, learn about other products, and of course to place orders.