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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 744

    FOUR CANTONESE FANS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    FOUR CANTONESE FANS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each fan is decorated with figures with applique silk robes and ivory faces. Two of the fans have ivory sticks, one with gilt black lacquer sticks, and one with stained ivory, filigree and enamel, and tortoiseshell sticks.
    The largest, the guardsticks 11 in. (28 cm.) long, framed and glazed


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    The unframed fan with ivory sticks: Sotheby's Amsterdam, 27 October 1993, lot 355.
    The framed fan with ivory sticks: Christie's Amsterdam, 19 October 1999, lot 581 (1 of 2).