An extremely rare China trade painted paper and finely carved ivory fan painted with a detailed scene of the Hongs on the waterfront in Canton including western ships at anchor in the harbor.
The American flag is featured towards the left.
The fan retains its original black and gilt lacquer box.
Canton, circa 1840

Fan opened 11" X 21"
Box 12 1/2 X 2 1/2 X 2 H