© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Numbers: OS1218-045 AB0319-0758 OSCA0719-080 OS0718-155 CH0218-028 CH0117-239 VS0617-051 OS0717-127 AK1116-108
MANDARIN FOLDING FAN WITH FIGURATIVE SCENES
Gouache, silk, ivory, wood
China, late Qing Dynasty (1644-1912)

16 leaves carved in finest elaborate open-work, all with buildings, figures and trees, deep relief on the outer ribs. Both sides offer here especially richly figurative courtly scenes: On a throne one finds a prince and princess. Painted silk is applied to all costumes, further all faces with painted, most delicately cut ivory platelets. Borders on both sides with blossoms, fruits, endless knots as well as objects from the eight treasures.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 28 CM, WIDTH 52 CM
Condition: Good condition, minor creases. Very well preserved
Provenance: From the collection of Jürgen L. Fischer, Ascona

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