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A Chinese 19th century tortoiseshell brisé fan. photo Bonhams

Featuring scenes of Chinese life and figures playing musical instruments, around a central vignette of figures, the tops of each stick featuring animals, the reverse flat, with a silk brocade box featuring swastikas, labelled 'Hoaching, No.10 Old China Street', 17cm. Sold for £3,840

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A Chinese 19th century cabriolet fan. photo Bonhams
 
Gilt and lacquer sticks and guards; with painted paper leaves; the upper leaf featuring scenes of Chinese life, the figures in applied silk with painted ivory faces, verso a small vignette of figures surrounded by bats and flowers; the lower leaf featuring scenes of Chinese life, verso featuring birds surrounded by flowers and foliage; with endless knot and tri-coloured silk tassel; boxed, 22cm.Sold for £1,500
 
Bonhams. Embroideries, Costume, Textiles, Lace & Fans, 26 Jul 2011, Knowle www.bonhams.com