1790–early 19th century
Object Place: China
Overall: 18.5cm (7 5/16in.) Other (open maximum): 33cm (13in.)
Medium or Technique
Ivory; silk satin; steel; brass
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Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory inner blades and an off-white silk satin connecting ribbon. Three medallions surrounded by floral motifs. Pagoda and trees in central medallion and to each side is a medallion with a phoenix. The guards are carved with a phoenix and flowering vines. Brass rivet with steel rings.
Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976