~ Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Jade Cicada ~
A charming carved Chinese jade amulet in the form of a cicada.
In Chinese tradition the Cicada symbolizes rebirth and eternal life.
The piece is engraved to both sides and is of green nephrite jade with grey speckling.
It dates to the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or possibly earlier.
~ Dimensions ~
The piece measures 6.5 cm (2 ½ inches) by 3 cm (1 ¼ inches).
It weighs 35 g.
~ Condition ~
The item is in very nice condition with no damage.