東漢圭璧辟邪, Eastern Han Dynasty Kuei,Bi Pixie, H.10cm, W.6cm

 

dscn2923dscn2924圭璧與琮璜合稱為四瑞, 在古玉形制中, 多形成合體, 如左圖即為一例, 本器青玉雕琢, 主體為圭璧辟邪合體, 辟邪身上長有雙翼, 這是飛天神獸, 四肢上方飾如意雲紋淺浮雕, 辟邪昂首露齒, 背上抬著圭璧連體, 氣氛神秘, 本器古玉跡象為擴散暈沁色及鈣化. Carved with pale tone jade, the object is a structure combined with kwei-bi and pixie with wings. The body is decorated with low relief auspicious clouds, Raising head with open mouth, the pixie is carrying kwei-bi. Antiquity evidences include diffusive markings and calcification.

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