Gibson Antiques


Chinese antiques and works of art
Booth: A2

A rare Chinese export ivory brisé fan
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period, c. 1780
Painted with a shield-shaped cartouche depicting a British man-of-war ship flying the blue ensign
The blue ensign flag was in use by the British Royal Navy before 1801.
L. 27 cm
Condition: Fine
Provenance: French private collection

Gibson Antiques is run by Alastair Gibson MRICS, former Director and Head of Sotheby’s Chinese & Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art Department for London and Europe. With over 20 years’ experience within the auction and fine art world, Alastair’s specialist knowledge includes British, European and Oriental ceramics and works of art. As well as taking part in multiple international art fairs to broaden his global reach, Alastair writes articles for leading antiques publications and regularly vets antique shows including Masterpiece, BADA and LAPADA antique fairs.

Contact details
Flat 7 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James’s London, SW1Y 6AA, UK
T: +44 078 3164 5468