Hongshan Culture Collar Bi, D. 23cm, 1400grams

 

 

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.红山文化领缘玉璧Bi, D. 23cm, 1400g。内领缘呈圆滑弧形, 内领缘呈垂直平面。 全器增生晶面、次生结晶体、溶蚀孔、差异风化等古玉迹象明显。

Bi is one of the ritual jade in ancient China. This Hongshan Culture collar bi is similar to the Shang Dynasty collar bi (D. 18.6cm, hole edge H.1.4cm, T. 0.4cm) unearthed in 1976 from Fuhow graveyUFO  Flying saucer UHD 8K00031ard,  A collection of Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, In general, bi is the ritual jade used to dedicated the heaven. The surface of this collar bi is plain, while the surface of the Shang Dynasty collar bi has circles of increasing size from the center hole towards the outer edge. The evidence of antiquity includes dissolved pits and additive crystal.
The collar bi of Hongshan Culture may be a simplified image of ancient flying saucer

Appraisal Indexes:

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