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Lot 0047B

Chinese Han Nephrite Jade Dish with Cicadas

East Asia, China, Han Dynasty, ca. 206 BCE to 220 CE. A beautiful shallow dish, carved from nephrite jade, of ovoid form and featuring two high relief cicadas, each carved with their distinctive long, winged bodies and bulging eyes, at its sides as handles. The pale jade is banded with varying shades of green - mint, moss, forest - and has... more
Date
19 Nov 2020
Location
USA, Louisville, CO