Six Dynasties Jade Pixie六朝辟邪獸, L.30cm

六朝(222–589年)辟邪獸, L.30cm.  Six Dynasties Jade Pixie. Carved with green tone Hetian jade, this pixie has a pipe which is able to eject fire on the top of the nose, on both sides of the hip, low relief motif of fire are shown to confirm the main theme. The wings on both sides of the body have shrunk into smaller size. Calcification is the major evidence to prove its antiquity.

b17eca8065380cd7e6e77dcba944ad345982811fAppraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 8
  2. rareness: 8
  3. historical and cultural significance: 7
  4. workmanship: 8
  5. size:8
  6. condition: 917009626

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