Qing Dynasty breast nipple motif dual jade Bi, W.19cm, H. 5cm, D. 0.7cm, 72grams

 

1203082012182223Qing Dynasty Breast nipple motif dual jade Bi, W.19cm, H. 5cm, D. 0.7cm, 72grams乳丁紋雙聯白玉璧, L.19cmCarved with white Hetian jade, the object has two Bi with breast nipple motif connected by a rhombus structure symbolizing the breast of a mother. The object may be served as a gift for marriage. The breast nipple motif is a symbol of mother who should be remembered after the daughter has married to her husband. The antiquity evidences include cleaving vein and differential weathering.乳丁纹双联白玉璧, W.19cm, H. 5cm, D. 0.7cm, 72g. 本器白玉雕琢, 由相联两璧组成, 两璧象兩姓聯婚, 两璧中间上端有乳房形菱形體連接, 玉璧两面雕琢乳丁纹, 象徵母愛. 本器古玉迹象有冰裂纹, 包浆明显。

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