Is the dragon fish a living fossil?

006 (1)Spring Autumn Dragon Fish, 春秋玉龍魚L.8.3cm,50 grams. The over wider mouth is a variant of the axe shape mouth of the Shang Dynasty pattern. The wide open with curling up and down is thstomias-boa1-full_1e same of that of the Shang Dynasty and Western Zhou(The last two images here) . While the fin of Shang dragon fish is detailed to express the 0w2640071181u3007159525t21element, the present one to
integrate the fin into the body as a whole. Antiquity evidences include differential weathering, cleaving vein and exposed crystal plane. Made of white jade, this jade dragon fish has mastery workmanship.

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Spring Autumn Jade Cong, H. 29cm, D.7cm, 3500grams


本件春秋玉琮,玉琮白玉雕琢,, , 属于中大型玉琮. 玉琮的四个平面系以阳线的如意云纹组合为图饰. 本 全器佈滿   ┐∫ Z  直式及橫式如意雲紋淺浮雕, 不但充滿變化, 而且極富神秘感 . 擴散暈沁色及包漿明顯.

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

Spring Autumn Jade Mouse春秋玉鼠

Spring Autumn Jade Mouse, L.10cm, H.4cm,W.3.5cm, 220grams. Made of white jade,with style of Spring Autumn, this mouse is vividly carved and has mastery workmanship. Typical Spring Autumn plump motif and carving style presented.  Antiquity evidence is seen in the calcification and additive crystals.Mouse is considered lucky animal by many races in the world. For example, In Deshnok India, KarnimataTemple is a rat temple where people treat mouse as sacred creature. In the Chinese zodiac, mouse is ranked first among twelve animals.

Appraisal Indexes:

  1. 1450203592T2661quality of jade: 8
  2. rareness: 7
  3. historical and cultural significance: 6
  4. workmanship: 8
  5. size: 5
  6. condition: 9