A beautiful carved cicada to be used as a decorative object or incense holder. In Chinese lore, cicadas are creatures of high status. They are considered pure because they subsist on dew and lofty because of their perch in high treetops.An ancient analogy in China suggests that a high-ranking official should resemble a cicada: residing high, eating a pure diet, and with sharp eyes. 15.5"W × 5.75"D × 5.25H. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Other Chinese Collectibles". The seller is "rokadera-_0" and is located in this country: US.