HAVE TAKEN AGES TO COMPLETE. A superbly carved and pierced chinese fan that dates from the early 19th century. IT WAS MADE PURELY FOR EXPORT TO THE WEST THROUGH THE OLD CHINA TRADE AT CANTON. The fan is decorated with the intricate and delicate piercing and carving typical of the workmanship of this period which obviously took exceptional skill, patience and time.The guards are superbly carved in deep relief with oriental figures and pagodas. On the reverse of each guard there birds animals and flowers. The sticks are very finely and profusely carved to both sides with numerous oriental figures going about their daily lives.
There are pagodas, boats, bridges, people, etc etc. There is a central monogram (AH) of the original owner. The fan measures approximately 7.5 inches long and is in very good condition. The item "Fine Old Antique Carved Chinese Canton Brise Export Fan Eventail Qing" is in sale since Sunday, June 10, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Other Chinese". The seller is "antiquesvinagorras" and is located in Valenzuela, Cordoba. This item can be shipped worldwide.