Exhibitions/ Art Object

明 佚名 網紋圖 扇
Folding Fan with Fishing Net Decoration

Artist:
Unidentified Artist
Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Folding fan; ink on gold-flecked paper and gold-flecked lacquered bamboo fanbones and endpieces
Dimensions:
11 7/8 × 9 1/2 × 1/2 in. (30.2 × 24.1 × 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The B.D.G. Leviton Foundation Gift, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.212
Not on view
A similar fan was excavated from the tomb of Zhu Chunchen (died 1601) and his wife (died 1624) in Songjiang District, Shanghai. The fan was found in the wife's left hand.
Inscription: No artist's inscription, signature, or seal
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