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Brisé fan: M.68-1985

Object information

Current Location: Location name not in use

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Brise fan of horn. Painted on the obverse with an eruption of Vesuvius, and on the reverse with a landscape. Gilt-metal painted cut steels, guards and original multi-ribbons.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Width: 34.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1810 CE - 1830

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of steel
Guards Length 18.0 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt metal
Ribbon
Horn
Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting
Gilding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.68-1985
Primary reference Number: 117654
Old catalogue number: DR 5/76
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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