Jadeite Stand, L.9cm, H. 5cm, W. 5cm, 160 grams清翠玉法螺鏤雕

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Jadeite Stand, L.9cm, H. 5cm, W. 5cm, 160 grams. Carved with green jadeite, Qing Dynasty  object is an open work carving with the shape of sea shell composed with four planes. With mastery workmanship, the motif  of this stand consists of lucky symbols of dragon, yu-i and peach  in  addition to the special meaning of sea shell in Buddhism symbol which is used for preaching Buddhist doctrine(the six Pāramitā or perfection: giving, ethics, patience, effort, concentration, wisdom).  This jadeite stand is really a rare masterpiece.清代翠玉文镇, L.9cm, H,5cm, 106g. 本器翠玉镂空雕琢, 呈四面海螺形, 主体纹饰为双龙, 补白处饰如意及仙桃. 海螺为佛教法器, 四个平面加上双龙得数为六, 象征佛教修练成佛的重要途径的六波罗密(持戒, 布施, 忍辱, 精进, 禅定, 智能), 本器之设计及刀工均属上乘.

Appraisal Indexes:
1. quality of jade: 10
2. rareness: 9
3. historical and cultural significance: 9
4. workmanship: 9
5. size:7
6. condition: 10