University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-137-1
Current Location: On Loan
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1912
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Human Figures
houses
Boats
Foliage
Flowers
Length: 23.6 cm
Width: 37.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from S. Krauss, 1912
Other Number:17-1969-2 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Ivory folding fan. Elaborate all-over design including human figures, houses, boats, foliage. Each spoke is a separate unit. End spoked with human figures on balconies and under flowering trees, with a floral register below, all carved in the round.


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