Core tip: have strong interest in shang dynasty ancient jades compatriots, dropped all know shang dynasty jade carving exclusivity in, there are many is plate or round the bird-like apparatus, cut art exquisite, modelling and decoration unique;
And have strong interest in shang dynasty ancient jades compatriots, dropped all know shang dynasty jade carving exclusivity in, there are many is plate or round the bird-like apparatus, cut art exquisite, modelling and decoration unique;
And the types of birds very much, not limited to realistic, some are derived from the myth, has the rich imagination, and rich figurine art beauty.
The appended drawings, for example, is the shang dynasty unearthed from the round bighorn strange bird (
About five and a half centimeters) tall
, the bending Angle like antelope, beak like eagles.
Ancient nature should have no this kind of birds, is clearly jade carving master active imagination to create.
Shang dynasty jade round odd bird, much as standing, wings together, and act the role of feathers or scale lines.
In addition to the appended drawings bighorn strange bird, the author has also seen a tiger jade bird body round, fox body round, animal heads the jade jade bird (
Also a diagonal, round sharp-eyed beak, a short tail foot)
, horns birds carry a dragon (
If negative dragon heaven)
, totem pole type solid jade parrot, etc.
Such strange bird-shaped jades, fully show shang dynasty people because of the variation of bird worship.
The ancient legend, the heaven fenice, by faith is born.
Strange bird image can be based on clan totem, is a kind of birds.
Primitive peoples believe that the birds (
Fly to lay their eggs on the ground, and humans.
Strange bird like the eagle, belong to the bird totem, direct source for clan ancestors life.
In the ancient literature, early have 'bird', 'record of feather people'.
Cut by shang dynasty jade bird, is essentially beyond the deified animal in nature;
The image creation, also believe in ghosts and have a direct relationship between the shells.