University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-137-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1912
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Birds
Animals
Flowers
Birds
Pagoda
houses
Trees
Human Figure
Length: 22 cm
Width: 30 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from S. Krauss, 1912

Description

Ivory folding fan. All over design of human figures with houses and foliage. While each spoke is a separate unit, the grouping of the center spokes from a pattern. End spokes with human figures on balconies andunder flowering trees, with a conventionalized floral register below, all in very high relief.


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