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.

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.

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

This  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.

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

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