春秋玉鼠,Spring Autumn Jade Mouse

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春秋玉鼠, L.10cm, H.4cm,W.3.5cm, 220g 在天干地支中,十二生肖各代表十二支,老鼠在子时,龙在辰时,此二时为半夜到清晨,人类通过平时观察发现,人自然死亡或病死的时间大都在这两个时辰,因此汉代制作了子辰佩以保平安, 也有望子成龍之意。后代又发展有子辰璧、子辰瑗、子辰环等. 鼠在中國十二生肖中居首位,在民俗中, 金錢鼠尤其被視為吉祥物, 本器白玉雕琢, 背上飾飽滿如意雲紋浮雕, 古玉跡象為冰裂紋, 增生晶體及鈣化, 其方形耳朵造型即與商周青銅鼎之方形立耳相似。158630572878814459

Spring Autumn Jade Mouse, L.10cm, H.4cm,W.3.5cm, 220grams. Made of white jade,with style of Spring Autumn, this mouse is vividly carved and has mastery workmanship. Typical Spring Autumn plump motif and carving style presented.  Antiquity evidence is seen in158845156338013746423207915_m Still_2017-10-06_191817_60X_N0039

 

 

 

the calcification and additive crystals.Mouse is considered lucky animal by many races in the world. For example, In Deshnok India, KarnimataTemple is a rat temple where people treat mouse as sacred creature. In the Chinese zodiac, mouse is ranked first among twelve animals.

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. 1450203592T2661quality of jade: 8
  2. rareness: 7
  3. historical and cultural significance: 6
  4. workmanship: 8
  5. size: 5
  6. condition: 9images514a97eaec2e480f8389d970e0c5d176