戰國舞女珮, Warring States Jade plaque

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本器白玉雕琢, 體造型採透視法, 以舞女為中心, 左邊鳳鳥在舞女右側, 龍位於左側, 龍鳳在舞女下側連成一體, 表面飾一勾連雲紋. 舞女擺手扭腰, 頗具動感, 衣袖及裙子飾繩索紋淺浮雕. 本器雕琢細膩, 刀工精美, 增生晶體古玉跡象明顯.Warring 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

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