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Double paper leaf fan with a gold ground and sticks and guards of ivory. Double paper leaf; the front is decorated on a gold ground with paintings of flowers, the reverse is calligraphy overall. The sticks are of plain ivory and the guards of engraved ivory.
Chinese, made for the Export market
China (maker) (country)
Chinese (maker) (nationality)
height: (guards): 29.7
circa 1800 to 1900
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.374-1985 (Applied Arts)