• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5919

    Christie's Interiors

    8 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    AN IVORY BRISÉ FAN

    CHINESE FOR EXPORT, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IVORY BRISÉ FAN
    CHINESE FOR EXPORT, 18TH CENTURY
    painted with turkeys and other exotic birds on both sides
    8.7in. (22cm.)


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