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Cicadas ink-stone

Updated: February 10, 2021

Relic ID: 32711335916

Relic Name: Cicadas ink-stone

Relic Age: Ming dynasty

Relic Specification: 11 cm long, 8 cm wide and 1.8 cm high

Relic Category: Jade Miscellaneous



Description of the relic:

It was a new stage of development of ink-stone in Ming and Qing dynasties; there were a great variety of shapes, and the ink-stone materials were also varied.

This ink-stone is in green-white jade quality, its surface is cicada-shaped, the cicada body is used as the ink-stone flat, the ink-stone is at the junction of cicada body and head, and the ink-stone back is flat. I

n the head, wings, tail of cicadas, it uses the techniques of full relief and intaglio, which creates accurate lines and vivid style.

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