戰國和闐白玉燕字蓋壺; Warring States Jade Container H. 23cm;W. 4cm

Webp.net-gifmaker - 2020-07-22T073233.412本器白玉雕琢, 形制為商周青銅器風格蓋壺。本器分壺蓋及壺身兩部分, 蓋子頂端施鳳鳥鈕, 蓋子表面飾如意紋浮雕,  玉壺兩側施回首龍紋執耳。玉壺表面飾上下兩組形式風格不同的神面紋淺浮雕, 底部為素面圓形圈足, 底部飾甲骨文體『燕』字銘文, 本器應該是燕國文物。本器刀工精美 , 文飾華麗 ,為宮廷珍稀玉壺。本器增生晶體及鈣化古玉跡象明顯 , 其他古玉跡象有擴散暈沁色 , 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 jade, the object is a container with cover has a style of similar bronze of the Shang and Western Zhou Dynasties. The cover of the object is decorated with a standing phoenix of which the tail feather is curling backward. The surface of the cover is decorated with low relief auspicious clouds. High relief carving of dragons is decorated on each side of the main

 

container. Low relief motif of God’s face is decorated on the surface of the container. On the back surface of the container’s support, a character of 燕 ( Yen) is scripted.  The object may be an artifact of the Yen Kingdom of the Warring States. Antiquity evidence includes the additive crystal, diffusive markings, and differential weathering.

 

 

<易經>陰陽不測之謂神. <The Text of Yi King>That which is unfathomable in (the movement of) the Yin and Yang (or inactive and active operations) is (the presence of a) spiritual (power).

東漢和闐青玉天帝龍鳳紋出廓玉璧; Eastern Han Dynasty Jade Bi, H.96 cm, T. 0.9 cm.

159630791092684886東漢前期在經濟、文化、科學技術等方面都有很高的水平。東漢初, 曾派甘英出使大秦國(羅馬帝國), 因此, 東漢時期玉器紋飾, 除了凸顯中國神仙思想外, 也融合了西方的人物及虛幻神獸造型元素。本器和闐青玉雙面對稱雕琢, 形制為出廓玉璧, 出廓部分上方施榖紋璧, 左右施鏤空鳳紋; 璧下方施天帝紋, 左右施鏤空龍紋; 玉璧主體分為三區, 外區飾鳳鳥, 武士駕馬車淺浮雕, 伏羲女媧交體紋,  女媧補天紋, 玉璧中間區飾武士劍鬥, 狩獵圖, 生命之花圖; 最內區施鏤空龍紋。本器多處表面飾斜線及網紋游絲毛雕, 紋飾採變體誇張方式呈現, 神秘而優美,  線條細膩婉轉, 佈置精湛巧妙, 堪稱東漢大型鏤空出廓玉器之瑰寶 . 本器增生晶體古玉跡象明顯, 其他古玉跡象有鈣化, 擴散暈沁色, 冰裂紋及差異風化等。(台灣頤和園博物館藏品, 陳明杰鑑賞並撰文) Webp.net-gifmaker

 

 

<易經>夫易, 聖人之所以極深而研幾也. <The Text of Yi King> The ( operations forming the ) Yi are the method by which the sages searched out exhaustively what was deep, and investigated the minutest springs (of things).

戰國和闐白玉男字銘文斜口蓋壺, Warring States Jade Container, H.17cm, L.22cm, W.8cm

cof本器和闐白雕琢 , 形制為斜口玉蓋壺 。蓋子頂部雕琢鳳鳥高浮雕, 下緣表面四周雕琢陰刻回紋。壺口向一方傾斜, 外側施龍首紋游環 , 頸部上緣施鳳紋淺浮雕, 腹部表面飾戰國風格轉折條形龍紋淺浮雕, 玉壺背部施匍匐狀吉祥獸紋。玉壺下側施長方形圈足, 底部陰刻兩個甲骨文體『男』字銘文。本器形制獨特, 其斜口蓋壺造型與男字銘文, 不諦將繁延子孫的概念昇華到藝術的創作, 極具歷史文化藝術價值;  本器增生晶體古玉跡象明顯 , 其他古玉跡象有鈣化 , 擴散暈沁色 , 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)cof

<易經>子曰, 易有聖人之道四焉, 此之謂也.<The Text of Yi King>This is the import of what the Master said, that In the Yi there are four things indicating the way of the sages.