Qijia Culture Jade Zhang齊家文化玉璋

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玉璋為六瑞之一, 本器黃玉雕琢, 玉璋前刃較寬, 分長短尖向兩側張開, 刃部鋒利, 扉部兩側各有三牙, 中間有一孔, 單向轉孔技法為之, 前方較寬大而平整, 後方較窄留有毛渣, 古玉跡象為擴散暈沁色及冰裂紋.

L. 18cm,125gramsCarved with translucent jade with yellow tone, this jade zhang is seen sharp blade with two different length points. Near the handle is seen three notches on each side with an one directional drilling hole located at the center between the two sides. Antiquity evidences include cleaving veins,dissolved pits and deteriorate marking.

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