Pendant in the form of a cicada

Historical period(s)
20th century forgery in the style of the late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300- 1050 BCE)
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.3 x 2.9 x 0.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 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
S2012.9.349
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Pendant

Keywords
carving, China, cicada, forgery, Modern period (1912 - present), Paul Singer collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum