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Lot 83: An intricately carved and reticulated tortoiseshell cricket cage Qing dynasty (3)

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

by Sotheby's Australia

25 October 2016

Woollahra, Australia

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Description: An intricately carved and reticulated tortoiseshell cricket cage Qing dynasty
the cylindrical container finely carved and pierced with numerous butterflies fluttering above a densely entwined gourd vine bearing profuse fruit and foliage, the trembling butterflies carved free from the vine, with key fret borders at both ends and fitted with tortoiseshell plugs
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24.6 cm long

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