Fine Cantonese Carved Brise Fan

720.00

Fine Cantonese brise fan 清代象牙扇 made of carved ivory sticks. The front and back of the fan are identically carved and show elaborate garden scenes.

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Description

Origin: China

Date: ca. 1830-1840

This fine Cantonese brise fan 清代象牙扇 is made of 21 carved ivory sticks that are connected via a cream coloured pure silk ribbon (properly replaced). The front and back of the fan are identically carved and show elaborate garden scenes.

Length: 7.5″ (19 cm) Width: 13.25″ (33.5 cm)

Condition: Very good condition with light yellow patina and an antique, imperceptible repair on one guardstick and a small flaw on the other guard (see last photo).