Shang Dynasty Jade Tiger L.30cm商代玉虎

Shang Dynasty Jade Tiger,L. 30 cm,W.7cm,H.7cm, 1400 grams

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This jade tiger has typical Shang Dynasty motif and carving style of low relief on decreasing level. The ear has a shape mushroom. The double L shape icon may serve as a key to unlock the mystery. Additive crystal, dissolve pits and differential weathering are seen.

本器白玉雕琢, 玉虎呈撲匍匐狀, 耳朵呈蘑菇形, 四腿上方飾捲曲形多種層次淺浮雕, 背上及腹部兩側雕琢方形回紋. 增生晶體溶蝕孔差異風化跡象明顯.