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Pure Objects 清品竹柄团扇

A work made of fan; ink and colors on silk, with bamboo handle.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of fan; ink and colors on silk, with bamboo handle.


Qing dynasty (1644–1912), 1816


Xie Tang
Chinese, active early 19th century

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Xie Tang


Pure Objects 清品竹柄团扇


China (Artist's nationality)

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Fan; ink and colors on silk, with bamboo handle


Inscribed: Pure Objects (qingpin) from the Table of the Fourth Brother of the Bamboo Studio in imitation of the Hall of Xie [Zheng Xie]. Inscribed on the fifteenth day of the fifth month of the dingchou year [1877].

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Bequest of Russell Tyson

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