戰國玉虎, Warring States Jade Tiger L.30cm, 戰國時期簡稱戰國，指公元前475年~公元前221年，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通天之門紋. 增生晶體, 溶蝕孔及差異風化跡象明顯.
Warring States Jade Tiger,L. 30 cm,W.7cm,H.7cm, 1400 grams. This jade tiger has a typical Shang Dynasty motif( Compared to the lower right image of Shang Dynasty bronze tiger, vortex or whirlpool motifs of the jade tiger and bronze tiger are similar) and carving style of low relief on the decreasing level. The ear has the shape of mushroom. Additive crystal, dissolve pits and differential weathering are seen.
- quality of jade: 7
- rareness: 9
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 9
- condition: 10
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