Hongshan Culture Jade Ax,L. 29cm,W.13cm, 1030grams

Carved with fine quality green jade, the object has  a shape of ax which composed with three connected bi. On one side of the ax, there is a low relief dragon with S shape located on the lower second and third bi. The tail of the dragon has shown a shape ax. The antiquity evidences include additive crystals, exposed crystal planes and diffusive markings. The carving of the dragon eye conforms the Hongshan style.

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 9
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 8
  4. workmanship: 8
  5. size: 8
  6. condition: 10

 

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