A painted and carved ivory fan with original lacquer box  Canton school, circa 1860
Lot 3053Y
A painted and carved ivory fan with original lacquer box Canton school, circa 1860
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
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A painted and carved ivory fan with original lacquer box  Canton school, circa 1860 A painted and carved ivory fan with original lacquer box  Canton school, circa 1860
Lot Details
A painted and carved ivory fan with original lacquer box
Canton school, circa 1860
The silvered paper leaves of the painted with brilliant gouache, one side with officials and palace ladies in a garden, each of the figures' faces in applied ivory, their clothing in applied silk, the other side with a central cartouche of the harbor and Praya Grande in Macao, with paintings of birds and insects amid flowers, the ivory fan frame carved with figures in a watery landscape, with a silk tassel, together with the original fitted box the exterior lacquered and gilt with figures and flowers, the base bearing the original paper label reading "HOACHING From CANTON".
20 1/2in (52cm) wide

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  • 廣州象牙雕刻扇子 設色紙本 月一八六零年作
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