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商 黄玉雕虎食人鹿钮饕餮纹出戟盖尊一对
器身呈棕褐色,沁色自然,以大块玉雕琢而成,仿青铜器卣形制。虎背后出一扉棱,为凸出的条状。整器周身以青铜古彝器风韵的夔龍纹装饰,盖顶饰一鹿钮。整器厚薄匀称,线条流畅,器型完美,做工考究,掏膛、打磨、勾勒俱精。虎被神人化,卷眉,杏目,宽鼻,鼻孔硕大,血盆大口下为一小人,虎爪抱其腰。此虎作跪姿,神情夸张,为商代典型特征。虎食人卣是古代先民对虎图腾的崇拜意识载体,虎并非食人,实为拥人,实则佑人,寓意着人们对神灵的崇拜和被保护的渴望。此对盖尊从造型工艺雕琢上,都达到了商代制玉的最高水平。
Shang Dynasty, A Pair of Yellow Jade Carved Tiger Cannibal Zun (Wine Vessel)
Modelled after the bronze wine vessel, Tiger Cannibal You, depicting a finely carved in the round from a massive jade piece, a mythical animal clutching in is paw a tiny boy nestling against it. Standing on its two hind legs and it tail, the ferocious animal has gaping teeth exposed and a strand of fang running on its back. Elaborately carved with zoomorphic Kui dragon designs and a standing on foursquare deer knop, this pair of jade Zun wine vessel with feline and human trusting interaction theme, as recorded in Sheng Dynasty, shown characteristics of its kingdom’s wares.
Height: 7¼ in (18.4 cm)
Weight: 1551 g, 1744 g
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Shang Dynasty, A Pair of Yellow Jade Carved Tiger

Estimate $100,000 - $150,000Mar 16, 2020
Starting Price $70,000
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