Bead in the form of a cicada

Historical period(s)
late Anyang period, Late Shang or early Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1100-1000 BCE
Medium
Turquoise
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm (11/16 x 11/16 x 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.341
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone
Type

Carving

Keywords
China, cicada, Paul Singer collection, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum