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Ivory brisé fan with pierced, rounded finials, below which the fan is ribboned. The upper sticks feature a large, elongated oblong, bordered by carved leaves and flowers. Within the oblong there is a small, central mongram cartouche flanked by symmetrical designs of carved pagodas, birds, trees and landscape imagery. The lower sticks (gorge) are pierced in a Greek key design.
China (maker) (country)
Chinese (maker) (nationality)
height: (guards): 26.5
mid to late 18th century
circa 1760 to 1770
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
M.94-1985 (Applied Arts)