Asian Art – Antiquities, Antiques, Decorative & Vintage

Lot 245:

A CHINESE CALCIFIED JADE CICADA-SHAPED MOUTH PIECE, PROBABLY...

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Start price: £60

Estimated price: £60 - £80

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A CHINESE CALCIFIED JADE CICADA-SHAPED MOUTH PIECE, PROBABLY HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD). Possibly nephrite jade carved in the form of a cicada. 5.2cm length. Provenance: From a private Essex collection. Acquired in 2004

Condition: Minor areas of loss to edge.