三星堆祭司首座, Sanxingdui Culture Jade Head, H.19cm, W.12cm, 1400 grams

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The jade priest’s head is seen the carving style of the bronze priest unearthed from the number 2 praying pit in Quanghai Sanxingdui, a collection of Sanxingdui Museum. Shang Dynasty bone characters (  one side script is 月祖, moon’s ancestor, the other side is 寅名, name of a year system)  are seen on the neck.  Antiquity evidences include additive crystal and differential weathering.still_2017-10-02_073102_60x_n002411

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 7
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 10
  4. workmanship:9
  5. size: 8
  6. condition: 10

List Price: USD 12,000

Proverb: Sickness shows us what we are (Roman).