Brisé fan

Chinese for export
Qing Dynasty
1825–35


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 19cm (7 1/2in.) Other (open maximum): 32cm (12 5/8in.)

Accession Number

1976.407

Medium or Technique

Silver; enamel; silk satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brisé fan with silver filigree inner blades with a white silk satin connecting ribbon. Blades have blue, green and purple enamel landscapes against a stylized floral background. The guards are solid silver with figures, trees and flowers.

Provenance

Oldham Collection; Gift from Esther Oldham to the MFA, June 9, 1976

Credit Line

Oldham Collection