Spring Autumn, Jade Tiger Plaque, L.14cm, W.4cm

satigerWith exquisite workmanship, carved of jade of green tone with big slant 45 degree incised lines, the carving style of this jade tiger is exactly the same as  the pair of Jade Tiger, L.14.6cm, T.0.4cm, unearthed in 1978 from graveyard #1 of Xisi, Henan Province. A collection of the Institute of Artifacts Study, Henan Province. Antiquity evidences include differential weathering, dissolved pits and diffusive markings.