Warring States Jade plaque戰國舞女珮

55E58PICcTz_1024Warring States Jade plaque,H. 7.1cm, W.6.0cm,. T.0.5cm, 51 grams. With mastery workmanship, this jade plaque is made of semi translucent white jade with a wonderful design of the dancing lady surrounded by dragon and phoenix. The connected crops motif conforms the one shown on the Warring States Jade Huang, 002LQebEzy6PZZ0RIrKe0&690H6.8cm,L.15.4cm,T.0.3cm, unearthed in 1977 from graveyard #2 of Duke Yang, Chuang Fon County, Anhui Province, A collection of Artifacts & the Archaeology Institute of  Anhui Province. The carving style the dancing lady is similar to the one late Warring States or early Warring States Jade dancing lady plaque, H. 3.5cm, W.3.5cm, T.1.0cm, unearthed in 1983 from the graveyard of King Nan Viet Zhao May, Shengang, Guangzhou City, Canton Province, a collection of Museum of King Nan Viet  of Western Han. Antiquity evidences include differential weathering, cleaving vein and additive crystal.

Appraisal Indexes:

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