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A white jade finger Citron, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, the 'Buddha's hand' fruit with six Co-joined fingers, attached to a leafy branch, a tiny cricket on one finger, the stone of good even tone apart from two tiny traces of skin, 9 cm long, f

A Japanese bronze spherical bird cage, Meiji period, circa 1900, cast as bamboo with a hinged door and cricket handle, 30 cm diameter

An agate snuff bottle, probably Republic period, 20th century, one side carved with a cricket eating peanuts, 6 cm high

An intricately carved and reticulated tortoiseshell cricket cage Qing dynasty, (3), the cylindrical container finely carved and pierced with numerous butterflies fluttering above a densely entwined gourd vine bearing profuse fruit and foliage, the tremblin

A Chinese foliate shaped cinnabar lacquer dish with metal rim, the deeply carved design has a cricket & cicada in a flowering garden. Diameter 19 cm

A Chinese porcelain blue & white dish, with a central design of a cricket perched on top of stylised rocks, 18th century, the polygon dish made for the export market with a band around the rim below the gilt. Condition: crazing and rim frits

A rare Japanese Arita tea caddy (Chaire) and cover, Edo period (1603-1868), the quatrefoil jar freely painted in cobalt blue, green enamel and iron-red, the opposing sides with geometric striped bands, the other two each with a landscape, one with a cricke

A Chinese export ware blue and white plate, probably later Qing Dynasty, late 19th to early 20th century, the plate decorated centrally with a flower and pine tree garden with a small cricket enclosed by a border of alternate diaper patterns and floral des

A blue and white plate, Kangxi, circa 1670, decorated with a cricket on flowers, the rim with eight alternate floral medalions, artemesia leaf mark on the base, 21 cm diameter

Three porcelain snuff bottles, late Qing dynasty, Two cricket bottles, Daoguang mark and period and one other (3)

A signed Satsuma cricket cage, probably Showa period, mid 20th century, mark of Satsuma with shimazu family crest, fashioned as a circular reticulated cage with a conforming cover and cricket finial wrapped in a hammock of fabric decorated with a thousand

A Chinese gourd cricket cage with ivory lid and wooden stand. 20th century. 18 cm high

A carved jade horse, Qing style, made of celadon jade carved with a recumbent horse turning its head to look at a cricket on its back, 5 cm high

A Japanese Kutani porcelain cricket cage, the squared box with patterned mons to two faces and fire breathing dragons amidst clouds to the others, with a recessed lattice weave pierced lid with a bow motif; signed underside. Height 5 cm. Width 7.5 cm. Dept

A unusual cricket cage and cover, Meiji Period, 1868-1912 with overhead handle decorated with ho-ho bird and crane roundels in gilt and enamel. 29 cm high

Antique Chinese filigree silver cricket box, Signed to base, weight approx 110grams.

A Chinese carved ivory, Gourde shape cricket cage late 19th to early 20th century. The top grill carved with flowers and pierced work. Length 10 cm; diameter 4.2 cm

A carved and moulded Chinese gourd 'lotus pond' cricket cage, Late Qing dynasty to Republic period, fitted with ivory rim and top, the top reticulated with 'gourds and vines' pattern, screw-removable, 8.3 cm long. Provenance: Private collection NSW, Purcha

An unusual cricket cage and cover seal mark of Qianlong, of slender hexagonal form, the sides pierced with panels of dragons and foliate scrolls between bands of bats in low relief picked out in brown and gilding, reserved on a similated wood grain ground,

A Chinese Fencai bowl and a green bowl, late Qing Dynasty (early 20th century) and later, the fencai bowl raised on a small circular foot hand painted to the exterior with sprays of peony and other blooms and a cricket, a peach to the centre; the olive gre

A brass and glass cricket cage with pierced cover, 8 cm high, a brass and cloisonne ink box and cover, 8 cm high and a carved soapstone brush washer with turtle 10 cm wide

A fine Chinese tortoiseshell cricket cage, circa 1930s/40s, of cylindrical form with a fitted slightly domed lid with key fret borders, richly pierced and carved with vines and fruit interspersed with articulated long tailed creatures; incised characters t

A Chinese glass and enamel snuff bottle, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century/early 20th century, of ovoid cushion form the opaque white glass bottle decorated in coloured enamels with a bird flying over flowers to one face and a cricket on a sunflower to

A Chinese carved ivory cylindrical cricket cage, incised around the body with erotic images, the top pierced with a dragon design, 11.3 cm high

Chinese snuff bottle with cricket painting. Daoguang mark to base and probably. Of the period. Height 7 cm

A fine Chinese carved nut and ivory cricket cage, of faceted form with each face beautifully carved with garden and landscape scenes and auspicious symbols, with an ivory rim surmounted by an intricately pierced foliate and floral carved fitted lid; seal m

An Art Deco plastic japanois 'inro' make-up container, the imitation jade and ebony container unscrews in the middle to reveal a mirror and powder puff and cavity for face powder, etc. The decorative glass cage affixed to the top in imitation of an orienta

An ivory lidded cricket cage, the base lacquer, Dao Guang mark to base in later fitted box. Height 6 cm

A group of jade carvings, including two brushwashers, one with chilong and one with figures, one cricket, one with frogs on lily pads, one disk-form, one face plaque and one archaistic desk ornament (7)

20th century cricket cage gourd type body, wooden rim and tortoise shell type lid.

A Chinese enamel and white metal miniature cricket cage. 19 cm high, 25 cm wide

A gourd cricket cage, the bulbous body rising to a waisted neck, carved in low relief with 'The Three Friends' and ornamental rockwork in a continuous landscape above radiating petals around the base, the tortoise shell cover pierced, wood mount, rims, fit

A jadeite carving of a vase of flowers with animal head and loop handle, filled with chrysanthemum and other flowering plants and with a cricket resting on one side, using the russet and bright Green markings in the pale lavender tinged stone to highlight

A Chinese gourd cricket box with wood cover, 19th/20th century. Length 11 cm

A late Chinese Ming blue and white foliate-rimmed bowl, 16th-17th century, with a cricket in the centre, daodie masks on the rim. 14.5 cm diameter

Chinese cricket box. Carved tortoise shell and brass

Ivory carved cricket box featuring peacocks and flora. Height 8.5 cm. Diameter 12 cm

A large Chinese polychrome enamel vase of early Republic period, ovoid form with two sculptured pronounced bat form handles, glazed red with gilt highlights, the body with four shaped panels decorated with a partridge, locusts, cricket, exotic birds and bl

A Chinese bowed cricket cage in carved ivory, damaged, with three sliding hatches, the top with carved and reticulated dragon and fitted with an ivory simulated bamboo hinged handle, together with another cage of similar size. Width 33 cm. Height 12 cm