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Tortoiseshell brisé fan
OPERA GLASSES AND SPYGLASSES
spyglass fan
Asia: China
Early 19th c.
tortoiseshell; horn

Tortoiseshell cockade brisé fan. Two fenestrated round-ended horn handles. Twenty nine sticks with carved decoration of figures and animals. Sticks joined by red ribbon. Monogram initials AMM across five central sticks. Single-draw metal spyglass in central pivot. Canton-style.


1999.4546

BOA Purchase, 1935



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