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Lot 258: Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty

Art and Asian Antiques

by Oakridge Auction Gallery

November 12, 2016

Vienna, VA, USA

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  • Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty
  • Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty
  • Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty
  • Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty
  • Celadon Jade Cicada, Ming Dynasty
   
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Description: Chinese jade cicada from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). This celadon jade with brown and white streaks is beautifully carved. On one side, the cicada's wings, head, and eyes are visible. On the other side the cicada's thorax, legs, and antennae are depicted. Attached to the toggle is a small cord with a single bead. Dimensions are 1 7/8 inches long by 1 1/8 inches wide. All measurements are approximate. Condition: It is in good condition. Provenance: From a Toronto estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/t6LdUvvKae4/

Condition Report: It is in good condition.

Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/t6LdUvvKae4/

Provenance: From a Toronto estate.

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