Countless assistants, China, around 1860... - Lot 49 - Coutau-Bégarie

Lot 49
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Countless assistants, China, around 1860... - Lot 49 - Coutau-Bégarie
Countless assistants, China, around 1860
Folded fan, the double sheet of silk and paper, painted in gouache on both sides, of 100 characters in miniature on terraces, bridges or in pavilions. The clothes are made of separately applied silk and the heads of ivory* in relief. On one side, in the centre, three characters sit around a table to play part of the go game. On the other side, a woman dances under the gaze of a dignitary at table, small mirrors on the edge, ivory frame*, the strands pierced, engraved with garden scenes animated with characters. The sculpted plumes, with important hollows, of pavilions and figures, and in the lower part of flowers, including roses. Belly and trimming glans.H.t. 28 cm- H.f. 12 cm (wear, restorations, small gaps, missing the down on the edge of the leaf)In its original black lacquered bamboo box with gold decoration of characters and foliage, the inside lined with blue silk, with a small mirror.
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