RARE CHINESE FOLDING FAN WITH HAND PAINTED DOUBLE PAPER LEAF; THE FRONT, IN TYPICAL "MANDARIN" STYLE, DEPICTS PEOPLE WITH IVORY FACES AND SILK CLOTHING. ON THE  TOPOGRAPHICAL BACK THERE  IS A VERY DETAILED VIEW OF THE HONGS (WESTERN DISTRICTS OF TRADE) PRESENT IN MACAU, EXACTLY PRAYA GRANDE. AT SEA, MANY CLIPPERS FLYING THE SPANISH, FRENCH, AMERICAN AND PORTUGUESE FLAGS. THE LAST ONES ARE VISIBLE EVEN ON TWO BUILDINGS ON THE HILLS THAT DOMINATE THE PORT: IT IS THE WHITE VERSION WITH RED SHIELD, ADOPTED BY PORTUGAL DURING THE DOMINATION OF MACAU, BECAUSE THE CITY DIDNíT OWN A FLAG. FILIGREE SILVER FRAME WITH ENAMEL, GUARDS IN EMBOSSED SILVER . ABOUT 1840. CM. 28. MAX. WIDTH CM. 57. STICKS 16+2