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Cricket Container

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Artist Unknown (China)

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Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Cricket Container, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Gourd (Do Not Use) | Gourd, ivory, tortoise shell
Size: 4 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in. (12.07 x 5.56 x 5.56 cm) (overall)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Physical Description: gourd molded with a grasshopper on a leaf of a flowering plant, with inscription on opposite side; cover with tortoise shell carved with figures surrounding a central seated figure, playing the flute
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Michele and David Dewey
Accession Number: 2002.271.41a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009