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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 742

    TWO CANTONESE FANS

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO CANTONESE FANS
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each fan with the paper leaf decorated with a figural scene, each one applied with painted ivory faces and textile robes. The sticks are fashioned from metal filigree, filigree and enamel, ivory, tortoiseshell, sandalwood, and one fan also with mother-of-pearl sticks.
    The guardsticks of the larger, 11 in. (28 cm.) long


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    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.