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Circa 1900
Stepped hexagonal stand. Group of handcarved box wood fans displayed about a stepped & carved hexagonal boxwood stand. Each fan carved from a single piece of wood, the top of each piece being sliced & then fanned, & then stitched with white cotton to hold fan shape. Fans on lower 3 steps stand atop individual mounts, being made of 3 stepped squares of boxood. Sides of all stand elements have been "knick" carved. There is a second box containing broken off pieces.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 250 x 250 x 235mm (9 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 9 1/4")
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This object was exhibited by donor's grandfather F.A. Roberts at the 1900 Canterbury Jubilee Industrial Exhibition, in the "Home Industries" Section. A Certificate was awarded (see Manuscripts Dept.).
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