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Chinese paper fan showing Praia Grande in Macao, the Hongs in Hong Kong, Daoguang.

Stock Number: 4781

Very fine Chinese export paper fan decorated in one side with three reserves of views of Praia Grande in Macao, the Hongs in Hong Kong and a general view of Hong Kong’s Victoria harbour seen from the Kowloon peninsula in the middle of 19th century and in the other side a very busy domestic daily life scene with 50 personages, and guards in wood with Chinese motifs, c. 1840, Daoguang reign, Qing dynasty, w. 52 cm, 20½ in; h. 27 cm, 10¾ in. 8-16075

非常精美的中國外銷紙扇,一面繪有三處開光景色,分別為19世紀中期的澳門南灣,廣州十三行和香港全景,另一面是一幅非常繁華的日常景象,畫中約有50個人物,木質扇骨,帶中式紋飾,約1840年,清道光,寬52釐米,20 ½英吋;高27釐米,10¾英吋。