Hongshan Culture Jade Pig Dragon, 紅山文化玉豬龍H. 6cm, W. 4cm


20081015_9be6419c3d7fa6362d18nB3TARXnsQqy本器白玉雕琢,眼睛及嘴唇部位呈現俗稱“紅山瓦溝” 的凹槽,本器古玉跡象有石灰沁,增生晶體及擴散暈沁色。The object is a typical Hongshan Culture pig dragon.Hongshan Culture pig dragon can broadly divided into two types: The mouth and the tail separate and connected. The present one belongs to the connected one. Carved with white jade, the object has  the evidences of antiquity of Additive crystal , diffusive markings and calcification  (The left one is a collection in the National Palace Museum.)

Appraisal Indexes:

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

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