Warring States Jade Eagle Stand

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xia (1)Carved with white jade, this jade eagle stand has a design style full of Shang Dynasty flavor. Both the back and the chest of the eagle are decorated with Shang Dynasty hook notched weapon. Different from typical round design, the wings are decorated with inverse V shape sharp blade on which square cloud and connected cloud motif with incise line are decorated. The whole body are also decorated with connected square thunder motif following the Xia Dynasty. A baby eagle with the head head facing down is sitting under the belly of the mother. The whole object has a mysterious atmosphere in addition to special artistic design.