西周玉珮, Western Zhou Dynasty Jade Plaque, H.4cm, W.3cm

 

 

 

 

3826a (1)本器青玉雕琢, 形制為玉珮, 正面為神面圖騰, 有紅山文化太陽神風格, 前額兩端具有夏代玉璋上之斜坡正方形雲氣紋特色, 前額中央飾菱形網紋, 上方有^形紋飾, 雙眼為商代風格臣字眼淺浮雕.頭頂及兩面頰均有鑽孔, 可便於佩帶. 古玉跡象為增生晶體及鈣化. Carved by pale tone jade, the front side is decorated with low relief god’s face. On both sides of forehead have low relief square circle shape of cloud motif. There are holes on top of head and both cheeks for hanging on clothes. Antiquity evidences are additive crystals and calcification.

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西周龍胎形玉珮, Western Zhou Dynasty Jade Plaque, W.3.5cm

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本器蘋果綠色澤和田水料雕琢, 以紅山文化龍胎為造型, 正面飾商周特色盾形圖騰及鳳尾形線條, 45度斜刀法雕琢, 背面為素面, 尾部附近有一交錯台階, 可能是未完工粗胚所致, 頭部及尾巴附近完全鈣化. Carved by apple green tone fine Hetian jade, this jade plaque has the form of baby dragon, one side is decorated with Shang and Western dynasty style shield and phoenix tail feather with 45 degree slant carving line, the other side is plain with a step near the head, may be a sign of semi finished article. There is thorough calcification near the head and the tail.

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西周玉蟬, Western Zhou Dynasty, Jade Cicada, H.3.5cm, W.2.5cm

 

 

玉蟬是玉器中十分常見的形制. 紅山文化的玉蟬古樸粗獷, 良渚文化的玉蟬簡潔而飾有神面.本器西周玉蟬既簡單又寫實, 雙眼突出, 線條以斜刀法雕琢. 雙面對稱, 古玉跡象有溶蝕孔及擴散暈沁色. Cicada is a popular design in Chinese antique jades, through the neolithic periods of Hongshan and Liangzhu Cultures into later periods. This Western Zhou Dynasty jade cicada is carved with pale tone jade, the design is simple yet fully depict this lovely insect with the eyes protruding out. Dissolved pits are the main antiquity evidences in addition to brown markings.

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