Eastern Han Jade Pixie東漢辟邪獸, L.30cm

Carved with green tone Hetian jade, this pixie has a pipe which is able to eject fire on the top of the nose, on both sides of the hip, low relief motif of fire are shown to confirm the main theme. The wings on both sides of the body have shrunk into smaller size. Calcification is the major evidence to prove its antiquity.  東漢辟邪獸, L.30cm17009626