商玉貘, Shang Dynasty Jade Tapir, H.7cm, W.5cm

 

 

images貘耳朵像马,后腿像犀牛,身躯像猪,鼻子似象, 學名為Tapirus。本器青玉雕琢, 姿勢呈坐姿, 背部飾商代風格齒狀脊梁, 全身飾雙勾陰線之陽線, 古樸可愛, 本器古玉跡象為擴散暈沁色及鈣化. Carved with pale tone jade, the object is a tapir with a sitting posture. The back is decorated with Shang Dynasty style notched ridge. The whole body is decorated with Shang Dynasty motifs with convex line forming from dual incise line. The antiquity evidences include of defuse marking and calcification. For any questions, please write to Prof. Chen.