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Folding fan with a Chinese scene

Image attached to M.144-1985

An image of Folding fan of double paper, painted in colours with a Chinese scene. Sticks and guards of pierced and gilt ivory. Length, guards, 29.3 cm. Circa 1700 to circa 1800. Possibly Austrian.

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Folding fan of double paper, painted in colours with a Chinese scene. Sticks and guards of pierced and gilt ivory. Length, guards, 29.3 cm. Circa 1700 to circa 1800. Possibly Austrian.

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  • Accession Number: M.144-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 618 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 120.06kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

18th Century Austrian Chinese Style Chinoiserie European fan fans Fitz_AA floral flowers folding fan gilded gilding gilt ivory Orientalism painted paper pierced scenes

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