late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: China
Overall: 25.5cm (10 1/16in.) Other (open maximum): 43cm (16 15/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Ivory; silk satin
Not On View
Brisé fan with carved and pierced ivory inner blades and white silk connecting ribbon. Monogram “FC” in central shield with a medallion on either side showing landscape motifs surrounded by flowering vines and birds. Carved, three-dimensional peonies and sunflowers on guards.
Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976