商代立鵝鑲銅玉壺, Shang Dynasty goose shape jade container

159856967773611494 (1)本器白玉雕琢, 玉鵝昂首直立, 雙眼呈圓形, 頭頂飾弓形冠,  背上有一圓形蓋, 肚子中空可盛酒, 雙翼鑲銅, 雙腳及趾以銅為之, 全身飾商代風格之陽紋如意雲紋, 本器為商代大型玉器之典範. (台灣如是齋藏品陳明杰鑑賞撰文)Carved with white jade, the object has a form of goose standing on the ground with an upright head posture with an arched decoration. On the back, there is a round lid, the hollow body can store wine. Decorated with protruding auspicious cloud motif of the Shang style, the wings, and the legs with detail webbed toes are made of bronze. This is a classic example of the Shang Dynasty gigantic jade carving.