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Antique Chinese Agate Cicada
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Antique Chinese Agate Cicada


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1900: Item # 1240970
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 $2,500.00 
Antique carving of a cicada, made from white agate. Cicada appear quite frequently in Chinese art, typically as a symbol for rebirth and renewal. The adult cicada sheds its old skin and emerges in a beautiful, winged form, much akin to the butterfly. 19th century Size: 1.75" long, 1/2" tall