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Folding fan with a scene

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An image of Folding fan. Unknown, maker, China. The reverse has a small painted landscape. The sticks and guards are of ivory, pierced, etched, painted and gilt, depicting chinoiserie scenes. Double chickenskin painted in bodycolour, length, guards, 27.7 cm, circa 1750-1760. Production Note: Northwest Europe.

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Folding fan. Unknown, maker, China. The reverse has a small painted landscape. The sticks and guards are of ivory, pierced, etched, painted and gilt, depicting chinoiserie scenes. Double chickenskin painted in bodycolour, length, guards, 27.7 cm, circa 1750-1760. Production Note: Northwest Europe.

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  • Accession Number: M.271-1985
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 660 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 130.13kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

18th Century altar bodycolour chicken skin Chinese Chinoiserie etched etching European fan fans figures Fitz_AA folding fan gilded gilding gilt ivory painted pierced scenes skin

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rgb(154,141,108), rgb(95,87,62), rgb(4,4,4), rgb(116,137,120), rgb(45,77,75), rgb(51,44,27), rgb(82,116,120), rgb(29,56,66), rgb(213,203,180), rgb(23,43,42), rgb(140,60,36)

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