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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

A GROUP OF SIX CRICKET WARES
LATE QING DYNASTY / REPUBLIC PERIOD
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1357

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

A GROUP OF SIX CRICKET WARES
LATE QING DYNASTY / REPUBLIC PERIOD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A GROUP OF SIX CRICKET WARES
LATE QING DYNASTY / REPUBLIC PERIOD
comprising a wood holding cage (tilong) used for transporting the crickets; a black jade jar and cover (douguan) and a rectangular wood cage (douge) used as the arena for cricket fighting; an incised gourd cage and cover (guoguo guan) with wood stand; a bamboo cage (guoguo long) and a bamboo box (guoguo he) used for listening to the sound of bush crickets (10)
Length of largest 9 1/4  in., 23.5 cm
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Provenance

E & J Frankel, New York.

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