Jade knife,L. 36cm, W. 9cm T. 0.5cm, 800grams

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With the shape of trapezoid, this jade knife is made of semitransparent  jade. It is seen five different size holes with unidirectional drilling on the upper part of the blade. Both sides of the blade have shown convex profile. The color and quality of jade are similar to those of the jade knife of Shanghai Museum collection. Antiquity evidences include cleaving vein, diffusive marking and mica.

Jade Knife, L. 46cm, W. 12cm T. 0.5cm,800grams

With the shape of trapezoid, this Qijia Culute jade knife is seen five different size holes with unidirectional drilling on the upper part of the blade. Both sides of the blade have shown convex profile. Antiquity evidences include additive crystal, cleaving vein and differential weathering. In addition, the back end of the knife is seen calcification phenomenon. One of the hypotenuses is seen several small cracks owing to the effects of ages.