Qijia Cultural Jade Zhang, L.35cm,W. 7cm, T.0.5cm, 250grams

vvZhang is one of the six ritual jades in Chinese jade culture. Carved with green tone jade, this Qijia Cultural jade zhang has a tang with sixty degree angle at one end of the bottom. The flange (lan) has a one directional drilling hole, both side of the flange  has two set of notched, each set has three notches facing each side. The blade is seen narrow waist with wide front end having two sharp point on each side.  The overall design is gracefully carved and polish. The zhang has splendid streamline curves. Antiquity evidences include differential weathering, cleaving vein and exposed crystals.

Appraisal Indexes:

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

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