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Sandalwood sticks and guards with arched ends, pierced and carved. Light brown silk ribbon. Rivet set with clear pastes. Front and back: Pierced by longtitudinal striations and carved below the ribbon with a border of dragons, phoenix and animals, below which is a genre scene. The head has horizontal bands of formal motifs. Above the ribbon there are small figure scenes and buildings. Guards: Carved with a dragon with one Chinese below and two above.
Chinese for European market
China (maker) (country)
Chinese (maker) (nationality)
Sandalwood sticks and guards with arched ends, pierced and carved. Light brown silk ribbon. Rivet set with clear pastes.
length: (guards): 19.2
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.382-1985 (Applied Arts)