manufacturer: unknown

19th century
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Object Detail

fan with ivory sticks carved with oriental scenes including people, buildings, plants and flowers, a silk and metal thread tassel. Fan is paper, painted both sides with the oriental scene the lacquered box with gold painted scene of two Oriental figures, seated in the landscape plus flowers and leaves. Box lined with paper, fuschia coloured, inside lid paper is painted with flowers (peonies?) and a bird. Inside the box the base is shaped to hold the fan.
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manufacturer: unknown
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Production date
19th century
Media description
ivory, silk, metal thread, paper
fan 290 opened fan 51 mm diameter
box 50 x 60 x 320 mm
Credit line
gift of Elizabeth Box, East Melbourne, 2005
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
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