Laquer fan

19th century


Object Place: China (for the European Market)

Dimensions

20.1 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1829

Medium or Technique

Gilt laquer

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small laquer fan with entire design on closely spaced sticks held together by ribbon wound through near top, floral design at top and bottom, on each side a central medallion showing pagoda with a number of figures walking about in a garden and one man poling a boat, design in yellow and green gild laquer. Chinese for the European market

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell