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A large Chinese wooden head of a Luohan, Jin/Yuan Dynasty 13-14th century, the expressive features very well defined, with original textile base attached to the surface, gesso and lacquer absent, consecration material found inside the head cavity, in the f
A framed antique Cantonese ivory brise fan, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century, of exquisite fineness, the whole fan a rich continuous narrative comprising myriad figures, pavilions within traditional gardens embellished with auspicious fruits and foliage, e
A Chinese painting of a maiden holding a fan, 19th century, ink and colour on paper, the demure figure with a gently flushed face, her styled chignon decorated with numerous auspicious items, including elaborate phoenix, crane and butterfly ornaments, she
A Canton painted and carved ivory fan Qing dynasty, 1860-1880 the guards and sticks carved and pierced with figures in tiered garden pavilions above flowering peony branches, the fan leaf painted on both sides with numerous figures variously occupied on te
A Chinese folding gold paper fan, late Qing Dynasty, 19th century, well painted with a flowering prunus branch on the front, the reverse with calligraphy, mounted on lacquered silver-inlaid bamboo sticks, 2 red seal, sticks: 27.5 cm long
A set of Chinese four porcelain and hardwood panels, each panel with a central rectangular plaque flanked by circular and fan shaped reserves with traditional figural scenes in famille rose enamels set within a pierced frame with bat motifs and relief deco
Chinese carving of holy man holding a fan Qing Dynasty, 18th century, his robe carved with gilded phoenix and foliage, the stone of a beautiful red tone with light white inclusions, on wooden stand. Height 18.5 cm
A Japanese sterling silver cocktail shaker. Mid 20th century, marked sterling and with Chinese character marks for 'Pure silver' as used by both Korea and Japan, and mark of Nambu, the baluster shaped shaker with an elegant 'C' form handle and detachable h
Cantonese ivory and embroidered silk sixteen-stick fan, 19th century, the ivory guards finely carved and pierced with peony sprays and figures amongst pagodas and pines, the silk panel embroidered to one side with a scrolling dragon, the reverse with crane
Two Chinese lacquer ware boxes, the black lacquer boxes, one fan shaped the other octagonal and fitted with eight wedge shaped boxes around a central octagonal box, each finely incised throughout and decorated with floral and bird designs in green, iron re
A fine Chinese silver filigree and enamel peacock, circa 1960s, an exquisitely worked peacock with its wire work tail in full fan with enamel 'Eyes', the cloisonne body in typical shades of blue, teal, aqua and green; upon a timber base; stamped silver ver
A group of antique Tibeto Chinese ornaments, a selection of silver and white metal objects and ornaments some set with turquoise and agate, including a lidded box with a copper base, silver plaques cut from copper pots and a fan handle, diameter 11 cm and
A Cantonese embroidered silk fan, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, decorated with butterflies and insects on silk gauze, mounted on 22 pierced and carved sandal wood sticks, original fitted black lacquer box painted inside the cover. 29.7 cm long
A Cantonese embroidered silk fan, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, decorated with birds and flowers, mounted on 18 pierced and carved ivory sticks, original fitted black lacquer box painted inside the cover. 27.5 cm long
A Cantonese embroidered silk fan, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, decorated with butterflies, birds and flowers on silk gauze, mounted on 22 pierced and carved sandalwood sticks, original fitted black lacquer box painted inside the cover. 29.9 cm lon
A Cantonese embroidered silk fan, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, decorated with birds and flowers on silk gauze, mounted on 22 pierced and carved sandalwood sticks, original fitted black lacquer box painted inside the cover. 29.6 cm long
A Cantonese embroidered silk fan, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, decorated with butterflies, birds and flowers, mounted on 18 pierced and carved ivory sticks, original fitted black lacquer box painted inside the cover. 27 cm long
A Chinese ivory-handled feather fan, latter half 19th century, the brown and white feathers set in a carved and pierced ivory mount decorated to both sides with rats and foliage above a plain tapering shaft. Length 45 cm.
A fine Cantonese ivory and polychrome folding fan, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, the twenty-eight sticks pierced and carved with a pair of phoenix in flight amongst a continuous floral scroll, with a central painted shield, all in exceptionally fine detail;
A Chinese carved sandalwood fan, late 19th/early 20th century, each blade finely carved in low relief on a pierced ground to form when fanned scenes of figures engaged in various pursuits in a landscape with trees and buildings, the covering blade carved i
A Chinese finely-carved ivory fan, late 19th/early 20th century, each blade finely carved in low relief on a pierced ground to form when fanned out an overall scene of figures in various pursuits in a landscape with trees and buildings, an oval cartouche t
A Cantonese lacquer fan, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, decorated in gold on black lacquer sticks, with a genre village scene, framed and glazed; accompanying original lacquer box sticks 13.5 cm long (approx.) Provenance: property of a Sydney lady, purchased
A Chinese carved ivory and hand painted fan late Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), the frame intricately carved with figures amongst hanging gardens and with finely pierced struts, the paper fan displays a village scene with a large procession of people each indiv
Of Napoleonic interest. a Chinese export carved ivory cockade fan, circa 1790, the complete circle of sticks opening to reveal a finely carved intricate design of an oval cartouche with script initials Jb, probably, the Imperial monogram of Empress Josephi
A Chinese export painted fan 19th century, the leaf profusely painted with figures with ivory faces, all in a pavilion under leafy trees, carved ivory sticks with different scenes of daily life in a water town
A Chinese lacquered handled paper fan, circa 1870, the black lacquered and gold decorated handle finely painted with figures among the gardens, the paper fan painted with a large courtyard scene of various figures with painted ivory faces. Notes Damages to
19th century breeze fan hand-coloured vignettes on decorated black and white panels, shallow carved and pierced sticks, gold-painted floral bouquet on reverse together with Chinese fan pouch of embroidered gold braid (fan with old repairs and slight faults
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