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Brisé fan: M.105-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Brise fan of ivory. Decorated overall with elaborately gilded flowers and butterflies, and 'architectural points'. Unusual treatment of the ribbon. Star shaped brass rivet.

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

Place(s) associated

  • Austria
  • Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rivet composed of brass (alloy)
Guards Length 22.9 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt
Ribbon
Ivory

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.105-1985
Primary reference Number: 117690
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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