Shijiahe culture,Jade Tube, D. 3cm, H. 6.5cm ,110grams


The Shijiahe culture (Chinese: 石家河文化) (2500-2000 BC) was a late Neolithic culture centered around the middle Yangtze River region in Hubei, China. Carved with green jade, this jade tube has human face on both side. The carving style and jade quality is similar to the jade artifact unearthed Hubei Tianmen County XiaojiayingziWugi. Antiquity evidences include cleaving vein and calcification.

Appraisal Indexes:
1. quality of jade: 7
2. rareness: 9
3. historical and cultural significance: 7
4. workmanship: 7
5. size: 3
6. condition: 8


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s