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Fan handle
Maker: Unknown
Material and Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 48 x 217mm (1 7/8 x 8 9/16in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 2007.353
This is a handle for a woman's fan. It is carved with a melon vine, symbolising fertility and a wish for many sons. The melon shown with its vine and tendrils represents longevity and 'ten thousand generations'.
Display Location: In Store
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