Qijia Culture Jade Kwei, L.30.5cm

Kwei is one of the six ritual jades. Later on kwei has developed into an instrument to measure time. Carved with green jade, this Qijia Cultural jade has the one directional hole drilling style of Qijia jade. Antiquity evidences have diffeb6rential weathering, dissolved pits, cleaving  vein and exposed crystal plane. (left image is Longshan Cultubnre with inscription of Qing Dynasty kwei, a collection of National Palace Mu2711b3cb34f4bf951109b29ab387f9d7seum.)

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 8
  2. rareness: 9
  3. historical and cultural significance: 9
  4. workmanship: 9
  5. size:7
  6. condition: 10

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