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1923

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Brisé Fan (China), 1710–20

This is a Brisé fan. It is dated 1710–20 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is carved, pierced and painted ivory sticks with tortoise thumbguard and glass rivet, leather ribbon. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Deconstructing a Dutch Treat.

This object was bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean. It is credited Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 19 x 30.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 in.)

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Brisé Fan (China), 1710–20; carved, pierced and painted ivory sticks with tortoise thumbguard and glass rivet, leather ribbon; H x W: 19 x 30.5 cm (7 1/2 x 12 in.); Bequest of Miss Elizabeth d'Hauteville Kean; 1923-24-3

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18299843/ |title=Brisé Fan (China), 1710–20 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 May 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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