在中國古代,齋戒主要用於祭祀、行大禮等嚴肅莊重的場合,以示虔誠莊敬。 齋戒包含了齋和戒兩個方面。 「齋」主要是沐浴更衣、不飲酒,不吃葷。 戒主要是指戒性行為。史記藺相如列傳有趙王乃齋戒五日，使臣奉璧之句。本器青玉雕琢，長方形造型， 中央飾陽線齋戒二字， 四周飾龍紋淺浮雕， 雙面紋飾對稱， 上方鑽孔以便佩帶。In ancient Chinese culture, abstain from meat , wine and sex is practiced in the event of prey and showing great respect. The most significant event related to Chinese jade is the description shown in the Records of History by the Han Dynasty master historian. The record said the King of Zhao State has practiced abstain from meat a d woman for five days in order to hold the legendary Ho’s bi. Carved with white jade, the object is a jade plaque with rectangular shape, low relief carving style is applied for all the decoration. The center is the Chinese words for abstain ( 齋戒 ), the surrounding has decorated with dragons in abstract form.