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Brisé fan with box

Brisé fan with box
Title
Brisé fan with box
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Sandalwood, cardboard, textile
Dimensions 
Overall (fan closed): 8 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. (21 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm) Box: 1 3/8 x 9 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.5 x 23.2 x 4.4 cm
Description 
Sandalwood brisé fan with guards carved with dense foliage, houses, and figures; in rectangular textile-covered box with blue and red interior with shaped compartment for fan.
Object Number 
INV.11666ab
Marks 
stamped: on paper label affixed to inside of box lid: "CHAG CHEONG / HONGKONG / No 414" handwritten in pencil: on bottom of box: "Sandal wood fan"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group