The object is made of Hetian jade with pure white glassy touch quality. As far as the design is concerned, fluid curvature and symmetry perfection are seen for the whole vase. The size of the vase mouth and that of the body is equally presented.
The height of the vase neck and that of the lower body is equal . Loose rings are seen on each side of the quarter area. On the surface of the one third area is seen the deity’s face surround by low relief dragon motifs. The deity face has the style of Shang Dynasty and the dragon style is fabricated with line style. The archaic evidences are seen to include deteriorated marking, additive crystals. This is one of the extreme fine workmanship, the the rare and marvelous items for professional collectors..战国游环神面纹白玉瓶, H. 14cm。 本件材质属于纯白玻璃种和田玉质, 就结构上言, 瓶口之大小与瓶身相等,瓶颈之高度与瓶身至底座之高度相等. 瓶身中央四等份处各有一游环.就表面纹饰言, 瓶身上部三分之一处, 围绕着四组具有战国风格之浅浮雕龙纹, 瓶身其他三分之二, 则有四组战国风格之浅浮雕神面纹.本器之造型优美, 外形所构成之线条, 对称而精确. 有差异风化, 增生晶体, 斑晶等古玉迹象. 综合而言, 本件为不可多得之战国玉器精品, 是行家收藏的对象。
- quality of jade: 10
- rareness: 10
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 10
- condition: 10