The silk trade, China, 18th century Rare... - Lot 2 - Coutau-Bégarie

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The silk trade, China, 18th century Rare... - Lot 2 - Coutau-Bégarie
The silk trade, China, 18th century
Rare folded fan, the leaf made of skin-lined paper and painted with gouache. In pavilions opening onto a garden, workers are busy harvesting silk cocoons. In the foreground, a merchant attends the weighing of his order.
Reverse side painted with a large bouquet of flowers.
Finely cut ivory frame*, engraved on both sides with geometric motifs and floral cartels.
The plumes adorned with engraved white mother-of-pearl plates.
H.t. 30 cm H.f. 17 cm (cuts, wear, stains)
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