3438
3438
A GLASS CICADA
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3438
A GLASS CICADA
HAN DYNASTY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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A GLASS CICADA
HAN DYNASTY
the flattened pebble worked in the form of a stylised cicada with protruding eyes and incised details, the glass of a celadon tone with russet patches and traces of calcification
4.5 cm, 1 3/4  in.
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Compare a similar jade cicada in the Royal Ontario Museum, dated to the Eastern Han dynasty, illustrated in Dohrenwend, Chinese Jades in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1971, p. 93.

Provenance

J.J. Lally & Co., New York.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 59.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong