本器墨玉雕琢成面具狀, 眼睛, 鼻子嘴部具有良渚文化風格, 額頭中空, 有第三隻眼的涵義, 頭部左右各飾出脊龍鳳紋, 整體雕琢手法呈現春秋玉器風格, 推斷此面具可能是良渚文化先人延續至春秋時期的作品. 古玉跡象為增生晶體及良渚文化玉器特有之白色奶酪狀覆蓋層.
Spring Autumn Jade Mask. H.9.5cm, W.9.5cm
Carved with black tone jade, the object is a mask. The front side is low relief carving with the style of Liangzhu Culture deity. The forehead has a oval shape hole. The two sides of forehead are decorated with open work dragon and phoenix. The backside of the mask is simply flat plane. Antiquity evidences are additive crystal and cheese like white covering which typical Lianzhu Culture jade has.
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