Lot 56: Rare 3000-years-old Liang-chu Culture Jade Axe Incised with Taotie Motifs
October 29, 2016
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Description: This is a rare Liangchu culture jade axe of more than 3000 years ago. It is incised with low relief carving of Taotie motifs. This axe of Liang-chu Period represented 'Power' which means that the person who owned this was the Emperor or Shaman
Condition Report: Minor chip at tip.
Dimensions: L 5 3/4 in., W 2 1/4 in.
Date: 3000 years ago