A CHINESE EXPORT PIERCED AND PAINTED IVORY FAN QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1710 - 1722
Painted to each side with three shaped panels containing butterflies and insects amongst peony blooms issuing from rockwork set against a pierced diaper ground, the gorge and tips decorated in gilt, with twenty-two ivory sticks and two ivory guards both delicately painted with gilt highlights.
|Provenance||Blackborne collection, England|
|Edition||UK CITES licence no: 570461/09|
|Condition||One stick tip chipped, stringing defective|