戰國鳳首神面紋玉琮, Warring States Jade Cong

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H.7.3cm, W.5cm, D.2.6cmS__4014084

 

本件戰國鳳首神面紋玉琮, 鳳首及神面均以如意雲紋構成, 線條婉約優雅, 分佈均勻, 疏密得宜.本玉琮系由頂級的羊脂白玉琢成, 白色的寶石光芒四射, 本器底子並未拋光, 合理的解釋可能有兩種, 一為特殊的表現方式, 一為尚未完工, 可能當時兵荒馬亂, 未來得及完成. 明代子剛牌的底子有所謂磨地子, 即文飾與底子之間有一較粗的平面, 以突顯紋飾之呈現. 子剛牌磨地子的技法是否得自此戰國玉琮底子之靈感呢!?S__4014082

Carved with white fine quality jade, this jade cong has low relief of God’s face, phoenix head, and auspicious cloud. Master workmanship carving is shown.IMG-2953

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 10
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 8
  4. workmanship: 9
  5. size:5
  6. condition: 10IMG_2891IMG-2949mingStill_2018-02-06_015203_60X_N0125