Carved with top quality white jade, the object is bi with symmetric motifs and carving style on both sides. The plane of the bi is divided into two sections by a rope shape line. The outer section is heaven which is formed by four god’s faces. Between the god’s face has an auspicious motif carrying the meaning of gate to heaven. The god’s face is formed by two sets of the dragon which is formed by phoenix the major motif of He’s home country Chu State.
本器青玉雕琢, 形制為玉璧, 雙面對稱淺浮雕工藝雕琢, 紋飾主體為戰國風格神面, 繩索紋及勾連雲紋. 外層四等分處飾神面紋涵意為天界, 內層為勾連谷紋涵意為地界, 內外層之間飾繩索紋. 古玉跡象為差異風化及擴散暈沁色. Carved with green tone jade, the object is a typical bi. The carving style is low relief. Major motifs consist of God’s face, connected cloud, and rope. Antiquity evidence is differential weathering and diffusive marking.