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A rare Canton ivory brise fan, carved with shipping and the Hongs of Canton and monogram I.I. with crest above - 11in., circa 1780 (old repairs to guardsticks and slight damage to two roundels)

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A rare Canton ivory brise fan, carved with shipping and the Hongs of Canton and monogram I.I. with crest above - 11in., circa 1780 (old repairs to guardsticks and slight damage to two roundels)

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Lot Essay

A fan differing only in the placing of the minor boats and islets and without the escutcheon was sold at CSK and exhibited at the Bristish Museum 1992-3 in Britain's First View of China
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