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 relief. The workmanship is of mastery. Antiquity evidences include cleaving vein, additive crystal and differential weathering.良渚文化玉琮, 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.

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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