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Description

Narrow pierced and carved ivory sticks; paper leaf painted with Biblical scene of Abraham preparing to sacrifice his son Isaac; angel above ram at left; on reverse, a mountain in Chinese style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1751-1775
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bible
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1945.35
Credit Line
Estate of Miss E. W. Boardman
GUSN
53948

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