明代玉龍魚, Ming Dynasty Jade Dragon Fish, L.14cm, W.4.2cm

S__3530760在中國古代玉器中,商代及春秋即有 玉龍魚形制, 其主要特徵表現於斧形嘴部. 商代玉龍魚以戈, 盾為主要紋飾, 刀工線條則為商代特色雙勾陰線所形成的陽線, 春秋玉龍魚之主要紋飾為春秋特色的如意雲紋. 本器明代玉龍魚, 青玉雕琢, 頭部具龍首形狀, 嘴部張開, 露出尖銳牙齒, 頭部飾細長彎曲的觸角, 尾部飾尾鰭, 全身陰刻魚鱗, 古玉跡象有擴散暈沁色s__2818111及冰裂紋. Carved with pale tone jade, the object is a mysterious creature commonly defined as dragon fish in Chinese antique jade. The main body has the shape of fish, the head has dragon form with an ax-like  mouth, there are two curling thin structures on the head and near the tail. The scales are carved with thin incise line. Diffusive markings and cleaving veins are the major antiquity evidences.