Liangzhu Culture Jade Cong, H. 6.6cm, D. 5.2cm, 251grams (47)

Carved with white jade, this jade cong has the form of a round shape tube. With a single section design, the round tube has two symmetrical motifs on two sides. Each motif is an integration of tri deity arranging from top to down. The carving style is low relief. The workmanship is of mastery. Antiquity evidence includes cleaving vein,additive crystal, and differential weathering. 良渚文化圓玉琮, H. 6.6cm, D. 5.2cm, 251g本器青白玉雕琢,形状呈圆管形单节玉琮, 纹饰双面对称, 每面雕琢三个神秘图腾所形成之复合型单一神徽, 雕琢技法以减地浅浮雕为之, 上下边缘各饰一凸线, 本器雕琢工艺精湛优美, 古玉迹象有增生晶体, 钙化及冰裂纹. 就標準玉琮的定義而言, 本玉琮沒有射的部分, 或可稱為玉管.

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 9
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 7
  4. workmanship: 10
  5. size: 3
  6. condition: 10