Shang Dynasty Jade Tiger,L. 30 cm,W.7cm,H.7cm, 1400 grams. This jade tiger has 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 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.
- quality of jade: 7
- rareness: 9
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 9
- condition: 10