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Hundred Faces Fan


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Title/s

Hundred Faces Fan

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

School/Style

Chinese

Description

Folding fan, with double paper leaf, with silk tassels incorporating silver, gold and purple silk about 100 faces on ivory on each side. Woven silk roses applied onto a double paper ground leaf. A normal pattern is used for the painted border. In the scene there are several different types of fans in use. Seated lady rider on a white horse. Very finely carved sticks and guards. Box (A)

Production Place

Canton (place) ()

China (country)

Chinese (nationality)

Technique Description

paper with silk tassels incorporating silver, gold and purple silk about 100 faces on ivory on each side. Woven silk roses applied onto a double paper ground leaf. Very finely carved sticks and guards.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 27.9 cm
width:

Period

19th century

Date

circa 1840 to 1880

Provenance

given: Goetze, Sigismund, Mrs 1943 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Given by Mrs Sigismund Goetze

Other Notes

Accession Number

O.2 & A-1943 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118078; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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