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Fine Arms, Armour, Ethnographic & Asian

Exceptional Chinese 'Qike' Spirit Fan, Yi or Lolo Peoples

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Asia, China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand, Chinese Yi or Nuosu peoples traditionally known as Lolo. 19th century spirit or ritual fan known as a Qike that was typically carved from cherrywood and decorated with red painted designs.

For excellent examples of period Yi peoples are see the Bowers Museum Online repository including (OBJECT NUMBER2020.8.14) 11 1/4" H, 12" H on included custom stand

ex-tribal arms collection San Francisco, USA