夏代玉瑗 D. 9.8cm, 75grams。本器以青玉雕琢成玉瑗狀，玉瑗有两个对称的蝌蚪紋设计，两边各有三个淺浮雕蝌蚪的图案。蝌蚪是青蛙的最初型态,而青蛙被认为是夏代的图腾, 因此本器为夏代玉器之证据确。Carved with pale green tone jade, the ring has a symmetrical design on both sides with motif of six low relief toads. Toad is the first stage of frog which is believed a typical motif of Xia Dynasty. The turquoise frogs shown here are unearthed from the Er-li Tou site of Xia Dynasty.
- quality of jade: 7
- rareness: 9
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 7
- size: 3
- condition: 10
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