Lot 1012: Two Chinese Export brise fans, 19th century, 19cm
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Two Chinese Export brise fans, 19th century, one carved to the sticks with medallions and flowers, the second with figures amid pavilions and trees, one lacking some sticks, 19cm
The first fan carved with medallions and flowers appears to be lacking at least two sticks as a design of a circle is incomplete but what is there is in good condition although the silk ribbon has broken, the second fan has a few tiny losses to some of the vertical ribs and the silk ribbon has split otherwise in good condition.
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