本器和田白玉雕琢 , 形制為馬踏飛燕。本器造型採簡化抽象手法 , 馬匹呈四腳騰空狀 , 右前腳向前 , 右後腳踏住燕子, 以表徵馬匹騰空於天際; 馬匹上飾商周風格刀卯紋淺浮雕。頭上馬鬃以長條方柱示 , 嘴巴以雙U形減地浮雕為之, 生動優美 , 似乎發出嘶嘶叫聲。本器刀工古樸華麗, 堪稱白玉馬踏飛燕玉雕經典之作, 為宮廷珍罕擺設。本器鈣化古玉跡象明顯 , 其他古玉跡象有冰裂紋 , 差異風化等。(台灣頤和園博物館藏品, 陳明杰鑑賞並撰文) Carved with white Hetian jade, the object is a galloping horse stepping on a flying swallow. Simplifying and abstract carving style is applied, the mane is represented with a solid square tube. The mouse is represented by two layer U form. Left back leg is stepping on a swallow. Low relief lines with Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties style are decorated on the body of the horse. Antiquity evidences are calcification, dissolved pits and differential weathering. ( Peace Garden Museum Taiwan Collection, Scripts by Prof. Chen)
The jade carving in Eastern Han Dynasty one only has shown unique carving style, but also has shown bold and mysterious motif design such as the bird man on one of the Eastern Han Dynasty jade bi. The hand and leg become the wing and tail of a bird.
, 明代劉海戲金蟾, 清代翠玉母子蟾蜍珮加以闡述。According to On the Balance to the Thought on Nature
by Wang Chun of Eastern Han Dynasty, Yi( husband of Chung-Er) asked for immortal medicine from Goddess of the West, his wife Chung-Er stole the medicine and flew to the moon to become a toad. On the left corner of the Han Dynasty fabric painting unearthed in 1972
, a toad with a cloud motif in the mouth was decorated. Besides the toad, stood Chung-Er holding the moon with both hands.
1.Spring Autumn Jade Toad,春秋玉蟾蜍 L.7.5cm, W.6.5cm, T.1cm 120 grams. 本器青玉雕琢, 背面飾春秋風格飽滿突出之如意雲紋, 腹面為光滑素面. 古玉跡象為擴散暈沁及鈣化。Carved with pale tone jade, the object is a toad plaque with low relief carving of auspicious cloud of Spring Autumn bosom on the back, plain surface is seen on the bottom.
The auspicious cloud motifs of this jade toad have the same style as those of the Late Spring Autumn Period jade toad has been always a favorite collection item by serious as well as amateur collectors. Combined by special refined workmanship, in
addition to the general antiquity of diffusive marking
, cleaving vein
and additive crystal
, this item has beautiful calcification
development which proves its authentication and most collectors would love to enjoy.
本器白玉雕琢， 鎏金處理， 仙人手持葫蘆， 腳邊有三足金蟾，有著散布財富、招財進寶之意，劉海戲蟾的故事因而被視為富貴的象徵，也有著喜慶吉祥之意。 本器古玉跡象有差異風化及皮殼現象。Ming Dynasty White Jade Statue, H.22cm. Carved with white jade, the object is a fairy statue holding a gourd containing panacea. Besides his foot, a mysterious animal with three legs which will bring fortune to people. Antiquity evidences are differential weathering and diffusive markings.
3. 清代翠玉母子蟾蜍珮, H.4.5cm, W.3cm
本器翠玉(A材質)雕琢, 形制為母蟾蜍背著子蟾蜍, 正面為蟾蜍紋高浮雕, 背面為銅錢紋, 符合蟾蜍會為人帶來財富的寓意。Carved with A grade jadeite, the object is a pendant with motif of mother and baby toad on one side and a coin on the bottom. The theme of the pendant is good fortune for whom wearing it.
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