Chinese for export
Object Place: China
Overall: 25cm (9 13/16in.) Other (open maximum): 42.5cm (16 3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Ivory; silk satin weave; brass or metal
Not On View
Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory sticks, white silk satin connecting ribbon. In the center of the fan is a black monogram shield surrounded by pierced geometric shapes and flowers. Guards are ivory that has been carved into a meandering floral vine (possibly roses and sunflowers).
Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976