Liangzhu Culture Jade Trident良渚文化三叉形器W.30cm, H.17cm

The jade material and carving style of this object is similar to those of Liangzhu Culture Jade Trident, H.3.65cm, w.5.9cm, Unearthed from Fan Shan Graveyard, Chih Shan Village, Chang Min Township, Yu Hang County, Zhejiang Province,1986, A collection of Archaeology Institute of Zhejiang Province. Antiquity evidences include differential weathering and exposed crystal planes. The object has the shape of mountain ( Chinese character: 山 ).

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

Provenance: Private collection, USA

001TzcGOgy6Ndbs3hGu96&690良渚文化三叉形器,W.30cm, H.17cm,1280g。本器具典型的良渚文化神面纹饰以阴线及浅浮雕方式出现于玉器的一面, 右上方有一倾斜坡, 应该是工就料的结果. 差异风化, 蚀孔, 晶面曝露及次生长晶体等古玉现象明显。