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Brisé fan: M.94-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Ivory brisé fan with pierced, rounded finials, below which the fan is ribboned. The upper sticks feature a large, elongated oblong, bordered by carved leaves and flowers. Within the oblong there is a small, central mongram cartouche flanked by symmetrical designs of carved pagodas, birds, trees and landscape imagery. The lower sticks (gorge) are pierced in a Greek key design.
For the European market

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); 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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-late 18th Century
Circa 1760 - Circa 1770

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Components of the work

Guards Height 26.5 cm

Materials used in production

Ribbon
Ivory

Techniques used in production

Piercing
Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.94-1985
Primary reference Number: 117679
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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