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Italian ivory folding fan, closed

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An image of Folding Fan. Double leaf of paper, painted in bodycolour and gilt. Sticks and guards of pierced, fretted, carved, painted and gilt ivory (10+2), the piercing of the guards backed with blue silk, and the head strengthened with tortoiseshell. Rivet set with clear pastes. Length (guards) 28.8 cm, width (leaf) 52 cm. Circa 1750-1760. Italian.

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Folding Fan. Double leaf of paper, painted in bodycolour and gilt. Sticks and guards of pierced, fretted, carved, painted and gilt ivory (10+2), the piercing of the guards backed with blue silk, and the head strengthened with tortoiseshell. Rivet set with clear pastes. Length (guards) 28.8 cm, width (leaf) 52 cm. Circa 1750-1760. Italian.

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  • Accession Number: M.137-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 320 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 128.52kB

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18th Century cherubs Chinaman Chinoiserie fan Fitz_AA floral flowers folding fan Italian ivory putti putto Roccoco Rococo

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rgb(202,187,152), rgb(4,4,4), rgb(94,92,77), rgb(116,137,133), rgb(167,125,55), rgb(155,70,37), rgb(99,121,125), rgb(46,37,30), rgb(58,70,66), rgb(56,59,60), rgb(28,36,32)

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