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Tongan Fan

Tongan Palm Leaf Fan 19th Century, Ex Melanesian Mission
The Melanesian Mission was founded in 1849 by George Augustus Selwyn. The work of the mission was primarily centred in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, but did have material from other Pacific Islands.
Fans sold Christie's South Kensington October 11,1991 Lot 235.
H33cm W26cm

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