Cantonese Black and Gold Lacquer Brise Fan

280.00

Cantonese brise fan made of black and gold lacquered bamboo sticks that are connected via a black silk ribbon. The front and back show pagodas, flowers, insects and fishermen.

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Description

清代黑漆描金扇

Origin: China (Canton)

Date: ca. 1860

This Cantonese brise fan is made of black and gold lacquered bamboo sticks that are connected via a black silk ribbon (properly replaced). The front and back of the fan show various buildings, pagodas, insects, flowers, bamboo and fishermen in boats.

Length: 7.75″ (20 cm) Width: 13.5″ (34.5 cm)

Condition: Very good. Minor crazing and wear commensurate with its age.