In Chinese culture,
Since ancient times, it has been given a metaphor for mysterious, poetic and morality.
Zeng praised this hard gemstone, which symbolizes the ten virtues of gentlemen such as courtesy, loyalty, and benevolence.
Emperor Qian Long
He has also expressed his love for Meiyu in many poems.
As early as the Shang and Zhou dynasties, the “jade” was called
Carving into animal shapes
Carved geometric decoration
Gifts and funerals
Essence In the Tang Dynasty, the cultural exchanges between the western court, the Islamic world and the Chinese cultural exchanges were getting closer.
French royal family
Starting to collect Chinese jade, at the same time, the production of Chinese jade has also received
Indian Mughal Empire
The craftsman’s artisan master in jade carving creation
And it is in Chinese culture
Important symbolic meaning
They are special. Some
Perfume bottle, Buddha statue, plug screen
Waiting for the utensils used in the royal family, the surface carving is
Wait for the pattern that has the meaning of Xiangrui, or
When the Buddhist symbol is totem, it is extremely delicate and rich. In modern jewelry and jade works, you can also see some
Jade carving from the 18th to 19th centuries
Mysterious bell and jade jewelry in ART Deco style in the 1920s
Audiovisual Emerald Mysterious Clock Swing
Clock noodle adoption
It is equipped with a rectangular movement, has a time -rewarding, engraving function, a leveraged escapement mechanism, a dual -metal compensation swing, and a treasure trace. The bell is inlaid with agate, nephrite, rose cut diamonds, pearls, turquoise, corals, and black and red enamel. Qiao Qiaoyi has a depressed oriental style.
This snuff bottle
The bottle body is carved from emerald, and the bottle cap is adopted
Produced, inlaid with arc -cut sapphire, painted with blue and black enamel. It was sold to W. K. Vanderbilt.
Dragon -shaped emerald brooch, Cartier Cartier’s 1924 works
Essence Inlaid with an emerald (18th to 19th century) with a sculpture, decorated with round old-style cut diamonds, arc-surface cut sapphire, black enamel, and the base is made of gold and platinum. In addition to some emerald objects made by international jewelry brands, there are some works that have been circulated from Royal Chinese to some emerald jade works in history, which are very precious.
Baiyu inserted the screen, 18th century works.
Adopt white jade carving, showing trees, characters, clouds and other shapes.
Essence The history of gem carving in China can be traced back to
8000 years ago
As the most valued gemstone in Chinese culture, it has become the first choice for gem carving, especially the jade carving technology in the Qianlong period is the most exquisite. These jade carvings need to be manually polished by the sculpture of the sculpture, and complex works often take more than one year.
“Table Screen with LandScape Scene”, 18-19 century works.
Carved by nephrite has been collected by Heber R. Bishop. In addition to jade carving, you can also see works carved by non -jade materials, such as agate carving
“Luo Han Shanzi”
(Luohan in A Grotto) Cave carvings.
(BOULER With DAOIST PARADISE) ornaments, 18th century works. Made by Jasper Carving, it has been collected by Heber R. Bishop. Among the “Rate Jade” carvings, the most complicated craftsmanship is one of the double -sided design “Boulder with Daoist Paradise”, which is carved with realistic trees, gazebo, passers -by, and goat.
“Jasper Cloud Dragon washing”
(Jade Basin) Jade Pot, 1774. Made by Jasper Carving, it has been collected by Heber R. Bishop.
Jade Cloud Dragon Washing
A jade basin entrusted by Kublai Khan in 1265 as a prototype, carved on the outer wall
Dragon drama bead
The pattern of the jade basin is also attached to the inside of the jade basin
Emerald boy washing elephant
“Elephant and Two Boys) decoration, 19th century. Made by emerald sculpture, it has been collected through Edmund C. Converse. Emerald’s hardness is higher than that of nephrite, and it is more difficult to sculpture, so jade carvings based on jadeite are rare. The most noticeable is this one
Made in the late Qing Dynasty
The “Elephant and Two Boys” carvings vividly presented the two boy’s clothes and facial expression.
In addition to jade carving, there are also works carved by non -jade materials, such as
Agate carved “pomegranate”
(Pomegranates) ornaments, “Luohan in A Grotto) cave carvings made by lapisite. “Pomegranates” ornaments, 18th century. Made of agate sculpture, the base is woodcarving, and has been collected through Heber R. Bishop.
“Luohan in A Grotto” ornaments, 18th to 19th centuries.
Made of green stone carving, it has been collected through Heber R. Bishop. Regardless of the Chinese or Western -style production technology, the expression of jadeite jade is ingenious. It is like a mysterious clock like the Kaidia Guanyin, and the perfume bottle is like a snuff pot.
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