戰國黃玉方口玉樽,Warring States Jade Vase, H. 22cm

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This  artifact is made of Hetian jade with yellow tone. Three sections comprise the whole object with the upper section with low relief phoenix whose tail is exaggeratedly extended is the biggest, the middle section with low relief deity face motif is bigger and the bottom section which is plain is the smallest. The archaic evidences of differential weathering and additive crystals are found on several spots of the object.Still_2017-03-27_124905_60X_N0496

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