Eastern Han Dynasty, Jade Mirror D.8cm
龍鳳係至為吉祥之物， 神面尤其是象徵萬物主宰。本器青玉雕琢，玉鏡造形，背面光滑，正面以淺浮雕技法為之，正中心飾祭司，身長羽毛，當可飛天， 服裝飾魚鱗， 應可潛水，玉鏡外圈左右飾龍鳳紋, 下方飾如意紋說構成的神面， 本器構圖疏密有致， 刀工精美流暢， 鈣化古玉跡象明顯。Dragon and phoenix are considered as auspicious animal and bird. God is the master of all beings. The jade mirror uses these motifs to show its auspicious nature. The priest in the center has wings to imply his ability to fly. Fish scales are decorated for the dress to imply his ability to swim like fish. Carved with pale tone jade, this mirror is decorated with low relief dragon and phoenix at both sides of the outer ring of the mirror. At the bottom, a god’s face fabricated with ruyi is located at the bottom. With mastery craftsmanship, this jade mirror has antiquity of calcification.