Jade Cicada

 

 

 

Qing dynasty

Length: 2 inches

White and Black Nephrite Jade

 

Jade Cicada realistically rendered from a white and black nephrite jade pebble. The Cicada was associated with longevity in ancient China and as such became a popular subject in the Qing dynasty.  In our opinion, circa Qing dynasty.

 

Reference Number: 3947

 

 


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