Extremely Rare Chinese Warring States Gu Qin. Carved with dragons throughout and with traces of white and red paint . The condition is solid and stable with signs of heavy use. After being told it is this or that stylistically a sample of wood from the bottom was sent for carbon dating. The results put the cutting of the wood to 2296 BP (Before Present 1950)so 2296+ 66 = 362 BC safe date of 296 BC-362BC , that would put this at mid Warring States period...