明玉印, Ming Dynasty Jade Seal, L.9cm, W.3cm

 

 

玉印表張所有者的身份與地位, 玉印的形制或方或圓, 本器則為長方形, 印鈕上方為螭龍高浮雕, 龍首龍鬚貼在印鈕上, 眼睛炯炯有神, 印壁飾陰刻鋸齒紋,印文為陽紋不十印.古玉跡象為擴散暈沁色及鈣化. Carved with pale tone jade, the seal has form of rectangular seal button, a high relief legendary dragon is lying on the top of the button. The four walls are decorated with incised notched motifs. On the bottom side, convex line seal characters of ” 不十印” are carved. Antiquity evidences are diffusive marking and calcification.

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