|HongShan Culture Period Collection:
An Exceddingly Rare HongShan Culture Period collection. First civilization of Chinese Culture (3500 - 3000 BC).
The HongShan culture, comprised of a group of Neolithic peoples who lived in the far north-east, in what is modern-day Liaoning province, created a sophisticated society and erected elaborate ceremonial sites. Excavations of their temples and tombs have revealed carved stone objects in elite tombs. Most of the HongShan collection are Jade and Iron-Meteorite heavy stone, composed of metallic iron-nickel (possessing an extraordinary power to attract magnetically). During the HongShan Culture Period, the tooling methods were more advanced than most scholars give the culture credit Many items that are carved and decorated in such a manner that it would be extremely difficult even today to replicate working with the most advanced shop tools and while working under magnification (let alone the absolutely beautiful and creative artistry). Through our extensive collecting experience and expertise with 100 collectors around the world dedicated the time to research, we are able to discover 130+ different materials in HongShan Culture Period sacred objects by 10 unique tooling methods.
Most items showing a special HongShan culture Totem, that is respected by a group of people, especially for religious reasons; they are precious and sacred collection, the symbol that serves as an emblem of a group of people, such as a family, clan, lineage, or tribe. Some of the rare pieces were exhibited in Shanghai China at YunZhao Ancient Jade EXPO in 2009, and 2010.
By the requests of fellow HongShan Culture Researchers and collectors, for the first time, we plan on offering some of our collection to general public in a very near future, items were carefully selected by Henry Liaw, curator, certified appraiser and licensed Auctioneer. We hope our rare collection will be able to find a new home and can be exhibited in Museums and Galleries around the world for more people to study and appreciate its culture and historic value. By doing so, we will be able to raise additional fund as well for our HongShan culture reserach projects, and a planned Internaitonal HongShan Culture Forum with collection exhibition. If you are interested in some of our colleciton, please email us.