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1998.4942AB (RS23922)

Description

Chinese ivory handle fan w/ painted oriental scene of man and woman on one side w/ floral trails around scene and painted rose and floral decoration on other side; white feathers w/ tufts and w/ silver, gold, red and blue painting; foliate cutwork on ivory handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Printed label on inside of box cover: ""LUENCHUN/ MOTHER O' PEARL, IVORY/ AND/ TORTOISESHELL CARVER/ [illegible]""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cutwork
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
cutwork
Cutwork
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Man
men (male humans)
Oriental
Orientalism
Rose
rose (genus)
Vegetable Ivory
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
17 x 9.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4942AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24022

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