Shoushan stone is one of the four traditional seal stones in China. Tian Huang Shi is the treasure of shoushan stone system, known as the "king of all stones" title. In the long history of mankind, there are records of shoushan stones, which can be traced back to the Southern Dynasty about 1500 years ago, such as the stone terracotta figures unearthed in tombs. Shoushan stone began to be mined in large quantities in the Song Dynasty, and the end of yuan dynasty began to imprint, and therefore the shoushan stone printing button art produced, until the end of the Ming dynasty and the beginning of the Qing Dynasty, tian Huang records, was regarded as a royal treasure and secret at that time. Tian Huangshi color warm and lovely, fine texture, since the Ming and Qing Dynasties has been regarded as the Indian "king". For hundreds of years, Tian Huangshi is very beloved by collectors, as the saying goes: "gold is easy to get, tian Huang is hard to find."
As early as more than one thousand years ago, our country has been someone began to collect Tian Huang Shi, to the Ming and Qing dynasties tian Huang Shi is famous in the world, with its "can as gold, run as jade, condense as fat" and by the royal, dignitaries and literati chase after. From early qing dynasty period, field-yellow stone was used as a tribute in the palace, in order to win recognition, the emperor worship, especially legend emperor qianlong year New Year's day god involve extravagant field-yellow stone of one party in the case, symbol in the coming year "fu (fujian), shou (shou), huang (tian)" auspicious meaning, therefore, field-yellow stone has been retaining its reputation values. At that time, the rich and powerful scramble to collect Tian-Huangshi, listed as treasures, treasures, a show of prestige, Tian-Huangshi hence boarded the "stone emperor" throne. Folk spread "one or two fields of yellow gold" or "one or two fields of yellow three gold" said.
This tian Huang seal, length: 8cm; Width: 5 cm; Height: 7.5 cm. This seal is exquisite and warm in texture, pure in color, bright in texture, large in shape and exquisite in engraving. Tian Huang Shi because of its "no veins can be found" mining difficult, rare, so extremely precious, and tian Huang Ji more because of its texture transparent, clever and elegant and the top quality of Tian Huang Shi, carvers often cherish its precious material can not bear to take chapter. This tian Huang seal is square, its color is pure yellow, the quality is warm, the carver is exquisite, can be called the rare treasure. Tian Huang Frost stone because of its formation process is very complex and slow, it is only in the soft and moist underground environment, that is, in the soil full of water, can be under the molecular action of aggregation to form a kind of fat filled with golden pulp fat group, so it has very little production, very difficult to find, high value.
After many years of mining, the amount of huangshi stone greatly reduced, the extreme scarcity of stone directly led to the current price of Huangshi in the auction market rose sharply. Such a fine carver, the implication of good tian-Huangshi seal is rare, with high value of collection investment and art appreciation. Whether private purchase or gift friends, family are more precious, the future market value has a lot of room to rise.