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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 743

    A CANTONESE FAN AND A PAIR OF EMBROIDERED HANDSCREENS

    19TH CENTURY

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    A CANTONESE FAN AND A PAIR OF EMBROIDERED HANDSCREENS
    19TH CENTURY
    The Cantonese fan is decorated to one side with port vignettes and to the other with a figural scene highlighted with ivory faces and silk appliqué robes. The pair of handscreens are each embroidered to one side with pairs of birds, the ivory sticks are decorated with flowers and figures.
    The larger, 16 in. (40.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The handscreens: Phillips London, sale 22, lot 378.