Asian Art
Maker: Chen Jintang, Chinese, died 1930s

Gourd Cricket Cage

Late 19th–early 20th century

Gourd with ivory-rimmed mouth and reticulated cover

With Lid: 5 1/2 x 3 in. (13.97 x 7.62 cm)
Gift of Susan M. Yecies, B.A. 1971
2015.124.1a-b
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Susan M. Yecies, New York; Christie's, 22 March 1999, sale 9082, lot 122.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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