A white jade archer's ring Qing dynasty
Lot 356
A white jade archer's ring Qing dynasty
HK$ 50,000 - 80,000
US$ 6,500 - 10,000

Lot Details
A white jade archer's ring
Qing dynasty
The cylindrical thumb ring worked from creamy white stone of translucent clarity, well hollowed in the middle and intricately worked on the exterior with a band of archaistic C-scrolls at the waist.
2.7cm diam.

Footnotes

  • 清 白玉夔龍紋扳指

    扳指以和闐白玉而製,玉質肥潤,溫瑩厚澤,猶如凝脂。器身圓柱形,器形精巧圓潤,外壁飾兩隻變形夔龍,首尾相接繞扳指一周,紋飾線條流暢,構圖規整,雕琢樸拙而精美。

    玉器上的夔龍紋,最早見於商、西周時期,但多出現於彝器之上,而在精巧細小玉器上則較為少見。此扳指玉質上乘,雕刻刀法流暢,形制雅緻簡練,雖小巧卻特具皇家氣息,帶有清朝盛世之風。扳指,又稱搬指或班指,古稱韘,本為拉弓箭時套於拇指上勾仙的工具,後漸漸演變為手指上的裝飾品以及身份地位的象徵。
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