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Lot 6970: WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP

Important Asian Fine Art, Paintings, & Jewelry Auction

by Mega International Auction Inc.

December 17, 2016

San Gabriel, CA, USA

Live Auction
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  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
  • WHITE JADE CARVED 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SWORD CLIP
   
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Description: The jade sword clip carved with mythical beast on the surface, above the two edges that angle downwards, with rectangular slit opening at bottom, the jade is of yellowish-celadon color tone with russet.
Han Dynasty period.
Length: 3 5/8 in (9.2 cm)


漢 白玉劍璲
玉質晶瑩溫潤。玉劍璏造型為長條形,是裝飾在劍鞘上方一側,與革帶(玉鞘上帶)發生關係的一件器物,用來貫帶系劍於腰部。劍璏又稱劍鼻,《說文·玉部》:“璏,劍鼻,玉也。”此件玉劍璏正面浮雕一穿雲螭虎龍,形體生動洗練,尾呈絞絲狀。背面是長方形的倉,倉的側面是貫穿革帶的透孔,作穿系之用。

Dimensions: Length: 3 5/8 in (9.2 cm)

Date: Han Dynasty period.

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