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

 

 

Carved with white jade, this jade cong has the from of round shape tube. With a single section design, the round tube has two symmetrical motif on two side. Each motif is an integration of tri deity arranging from top to down. The carving style is low r

 

elief. The workmanship is of mastery. Antiquity evidences include cleaving vein, additive crystal and differential weathering.

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

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