紅山文化鷹頭斧,W.27cm

3374Carved green tone jade, the object has the shape of ax with eagle head handle. There are two holes located at the blade and the handle. A bulge shape hole is seen on the neck of the eagle head. typical round shape groove lines of Hongshan Culture jade are on the blade of the ax.Cleaving vein, exposed crystal plane, differential weathering and diffusive markings are  seen.以動物首作為刀, 斧之柄的造形甚多. 本件紅山玉器系兀鷹與斧的組合. 兀鷹頸部彎曲, 以便斧刃平放時兀鷹頸部呈現向上的姿勢. 本器之增生晶體,擴散暈沁色,差異風化及冰裂紋古玉跡象明顯.

  1. quality of jade: 7
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 7
  4. workmanship: 9
  5. size: 8

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