Mica windows, China, late 17th-early 18th...

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Mica windows, China, late 17th-early 18th...

Mica windows, China, late 17th-early 18th century Rare fan folded, composed of a sheet of floral wallpaper, and opened at regular intervals by small windows decorated with thin mica leaves whose transparency gives the illusion of glass. Ivory frame* painted with flowers and birds. The strands are cut at the head in the shape of a tulip. 27.3 cm / H.f. 17 cm. See illustration on the back cover. NB: a similar range is kept in the collections of the Fan Museum in London (HA coll. 289). Read "Made in China, Chinese export fans from the Edrina collection and the Fan Museum", 2015, n°5 p. 22 (ill.).
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