Shang Dyasty Fang State(-1)Jade Seal商代方國玉印,14.5cm x 4,H. 14cm.
With bronze pixie as the handle, the base of the seal has the shape of combination of trapezoid solid and square frame structure made of white jade. The four wall of the trapezoid white jade are carved with low relief dragon. The four sides of the square solid shape are bronze open work carving of deity. The bottom of the base has two low relief motifs of phoenix.商代方國玉印(1), 14.5cm x 4,H. 14cm, 本器玉座白玉雕琢, 呈梯形, 印钮为青铜辟邪, 印座为镂空结构, 四面为青铜神面镂雕, 印座上方呈斜坡形, 饰龙纹浮浮雕, 底座底面饰双凤纹浅浮雕, 造型优美具神秘感.全器古玉迹象明显, 有差异风化, 曝露晶面及扩散晕沁色.
- quality of jade: 8
- rareness: 9
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 9
- condition: 10
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