The Chinese Art of Cricket Keeping: The Ernest K.H. Lee Collection

December 23 - June 15, 2012

San Antonio Museum of Art

200 W Jones Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78215 Get directions

(210) 978-8100

Crickets have been kept as pets in China for at least 1,000 years. Dr. Ernest Lee’S large, diverse, and impressive collection of cricket cages and implements in gourd, tortoiseshell, jade, ivory, cloisonné, silver, Peking glass, porcelain, and even coconut. Other cricket-keeping objects include agitators used to prepare crickets for fighting,  cricket-catchers, fighting arenas, cricket coffins, and even cricket beds – don’t miss it!

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