Sanxingdui Jade Statue Standing On Cong, H. 28cm, 1400grams

 

DSCN0525-0011The object which has the shape of military general statue is carved with fine quality Hetian jade with pale yellow tone.  The helmet with a mask has a motif of dragon. The ears and the lips are bigger than normal size. Both hands hold a long sword. The general is standing on a jade cong which have four elephant heads on each of the four corners of the cong. Many parts of the jade are seen calcification, diffusive markings and differential weathering.