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Fan, Box, F95.44

Physical Description

Lacquer box with fan inside. Box is dark brown with gold inlay on top, depicting flowers around the outside, with two people facing each other, standing by a fence and some trees. Box opens at the front via two hinges and inside is a painted scene of a bird on a rock, amongst flowers. Fan has ornate carved ivory ends, with leaf like patterns. Surface of fan has pastel coloured blossom flowers and a moth. Bottoms of handle have people carved into the ivory. Fan sits inside box in designated area.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Box): 54 x 270 x 51mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Fan): 223 x 413 x 32mm

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