This jade BiXie is olive-green, with a hairlike brown soak-induced color over the surface. It has a lustrous glassy patina. The jade is mature and mild.
The jade beast is in a crawling posture, arched back, shrugged, head down, and look sideways. It is extremely dynamic tension. The thick tail swings behind the body, the tip of the tail is upturned like a hook. Its limbs are strong and powerful, and it firmly pushes on the ground.
There are jagged bulges under the abdomen, one said it is drooping hair, the other is the breast. If this is the breast, the jade beast should have been a pair, one female and one male. This one is the female animal.
There is a cylindrical protrusion on the shoulder with a hole in the middle, which can be inserted into decorative objects for assembly, of course, it can also be used for pluging incense sticks.
The jade beast opens its mouth to reveal its fangs, and its tongue is upturned. Its eyes are round and its expression is fierce. It has clouded eyebrows, round ears, and a hook-shaped unicorn on the top of its head. Its whole body is decorated with “爪” shaped patterns and the fineness hairthin hair patterns that carved with the famous Han Dynasty gossamer carving skills.
This jade beast is the representative of the top level jade making craftsmanship of the Han Dynasty. Its typical glassy patina, extremely fine hairthing carving decoration, dynamic posture, and smooth muscle lines all demonstrate the mystery, nobility and incomparable jadewares of the Han Dynasty.
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