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Chen Yang (maker)
Screen fan inscribed with: 'Yun shan cang cang jiang shui jui jui xien sheng/ ji feng shan gao ming change/ Chen yan Kan' ('The misty mountains are cold and vast, rivers and streams are in flood. The gentleman's usual mountain haunts grow higher and clearer'. Carved by Chen Yang. Decorated with a full-length three-quarter view of a standing fisherman. Stick: dark hard wood carved and inset with bamboo skin. Face: bamboo skin, laminated, carved in low relief and incised.
China (maker) (country)
Chinese (maker) (nationality)
Stick: dark hard wood carved and inset with bamboo skin. Face: bamboo skin, laminated, carved in low relief and incised.
height: (guards): 39.7
after 1701 to 1800
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
A Chen Yan is recorded in 'Chunggiro Lidai shuhui juanke jia cihao soyin' as living between Kangxi and Qianlong and specialising in 'feathers and fur'. (lingmao)
O.5-1985 (Applied Arts)