SPECIAL ADVISORY: To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, the Yale University Art Gallery will remain closed until further notice. Learn More

Asian Art

Gourd Cricket Cage

Late 19th century–early 20th century

Moulded gourd with ivory rim and reticulated lid

With Lid: 5 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (14.61 × 6 cm)
Gift of Susan M. Yecies, B.A. 1971
2016.59.1a-b
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

Susan M. Yecies, New York; Sotheby's, Tuesday, September 23, 1997, sale 7018, lot 62

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).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.