Hongshan Culture Tri-Bi Ax 紅山文化龍紋三聯璧形玉斧,H.29cm

紅山文化 , 本器上窄下寬, 扁平狀, 邊緣斜磨似刃, 一面為素面, 一面有C龍紋飾, 但已非典型的C龍, 龍身呈S形, 龍尾呈斧形, 刀法流暢, 自然增生晶體, 冰裂紋, 差異風化等古玉現象明顯.One of the characteristics of Hongshan Culture jades is the integration of several forms into one whole entity. This three bis forming an ax is just one example. On one side of the ax, a low relief carving of dragon is circling at the center with an ax shape tail. Antiquity evidences are additive crystal, differential weathering and cleaving veins.

Appraisal Indexes:

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