Warring States Jade Vase, H. 13cm, W.9.8cm, 510grams

 

 

The object is made of Hetian jade with pure white glassy touch quality. As far as the design is concerned, fluid curvature and symmetry perfection are seen for the whole vase. The size of the vase mouth and that of the body is equally presented.

The height of the vase neck and that of the lower body is equal . Loose rings are seen on each side of the quarter area. On the surface of the one third area is seen the deity’s face surround by low relief dragon motifs. The deity face has the style of Shang Dynasty and the dragon style is fabricated with line style. The archaic evidences are seen to include deteriorated marking, additive crystals. This is one of the extreme fine workmanship,  the the rare and marvelous items for professional collectors..战国游环神面纹白玉瓶, H. 14cm。 本件材质属于纯白玻璃种和田玉质, 就结构上言, 瓶口之大小与瓶身相等,瓶颈之高度与瓶身至底座之高度相等. 瓶身中央四等份处各有一游环.就表面纹饰言, 瓶身上部三分之一处, 围绕着四组具有战国风格之浅浮雕龙纹, 瓶身其他三分之二, 则有四组战国风格之浅浮雕神面纹.本器之造型优美, 外形所构成之线条, 对称而精确. 有差异风化, 增生晶体, 斑晶等古玉迹象. 综合而言, 本件为不可多得之战国玉器精品, 是行家收藏的对象。Still_2017-09-28_111631_60X_N0016

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. quality of jade: 10
  2. rareness: 10
  3. historical and cultural significance: 9
  4. workmanship: 10
  5. size:8
  6. condition: 10

Warring States Jade Vase, H. 21cm

 

Made of mutton white Hetian jade as a whole piece of work, this vase is seen has three sections. The upper and lower sections are in the shape of a trapezoid, with the middle section around corner cube. The four corners of the container are seen typical Warring States wave curve notched edge with open work. The upper and lower sections are seen low relief motifs of spirit’s face and phoenix and the middle section with spirit’s face and dragon. The motifs are extraordinarily fine carved. The archaic evidences of differential weathering and cleaving veins are found on several spots of the object.战国方口出脊白玉樽, H. 21cm。 玉樽为盛酒之器. 本件玉樽系一体成形, 而以造型区分为三节.上宽下窄. 最上层上宽下窄之梯形立体, 开口处外缘各边长度为10cm, 底部各边长度为5.8cm, 高度为9cm. 第二层中间略为鼓起方形体, 中间宽度及高度均为6.5cm.第三层为上窄下宽之倒梯形, 上边宽度为5.8cm, 下边宽度为7cm. 全器四个角有波浪形镂空出牙, 第一层与第三层为多层次具有战国风格之浅浮雕神面与双凤纹. 中间层为神面与双龙纹. 本器以上等白玉雕制, 有石灰沁及微带绿色及橘色之沁色,差异风化, 冰裂纹等古玉迹象. 本器刀工优美, 线条华丽流畅, 是难得的战国玉樽。

Appraisal Indexes:
1. quality of jade: 10
2. rareness: 9
3. historical and cultural significance: 8
4. workmanship: 10
5. size:9
6. condition: 10

Warring States Jade Vase, H. 22cm

dscn3187This  artifact is made of Hetian jade with yellow tone. Three sections comprise the whole object with the upper section with low relief phoenix whose tail is exaggeratedly extended is the biggest, the middle section with low relief deity face motif is bigger and the bottom section which is plain is the smallest. The archaic evidences of differential weathering and additive crystals are found on several spots of the object.Still_2017-03-27_124905_60X_N0496

Appraisal Indexes:
1. quality of jade: 9
2. rareness: 9
3. historical and cultural significance: 8
4. workmanship: 8
5. size:9
6. condition: 10