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Brisé fan: M.112-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Brise fan of ivory, pierced. With a medallion painted in monochrome, and others carved with cherubs in low relief.

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

  • France
  • Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
Circa 1775 CE - Circa 1825 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Guards Length 16.9 cm

Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Piercing
Bas-relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.112-1985
Primary reference Number: 117697
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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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