Cricket cage

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th century, or possibly early 20th century
Medium
Gourd, ivory
Dimensions
H x W: 16.2 x 7 cm (6 3/8 x 2 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1984.38.2a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container
Type

Cricket cage

Keywords
Buddhism, China, cricket, horse, monk, monkey, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection, tortoise, turtle, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Wang Shixiang. Charms of the Gourd [Shuo hu lu]. Hong Kong. p. 357, pls. 176-7.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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