Object Place: France
Guard: 28 cm (11 in.); maximum open: 51 cm (20 1/16 in.); arc: 145°
Medium or Technique
Paper leaf painted in gouache and gilded; pierced, painted and gilded ivory sticks, paste
Not On View
Double paper leaf. Obverse: center vignette of three women, two men with basket of fish, ships and buildings behind; four outer vignettes of fishing. Gilt borders; flowers between on purple background, decorative border. Reverse: large pastoral scene of man fishing with narrow gilt edging. Eighteen pierced, painted and gilded ivory sticks, chinoiserie motifs with painted and gilt details. Diamond paste studs in rivet.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.