201: Rare And Amazing Cong Jade Symbol Piece In A Custo
Rare Cong Jade Symbol Piece in a Custom Made Shadow Box. A cong is a tube with a circular inner section and squarish outer section. The outer surface is divided vertically or horizontally such that the whole defines a hollow cylinder embedded in a partial rectangular block. Generally considered to be a ritual object of some sort, the original function and meaning of the cong are unknown. Later writings speak of the cong as symbolizing the earth, while the bi represents the heavens. The square represents the earth and a circle represents the heavens. Dimensions: Cong 9.75" l; Box 16" x 16"