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Folding fan: M.144-1985

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Possibly)

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Description

Folding fan of double paper, painted in colours with a Chinese scene.
Sticks and guards of pierced and gilt ivory.

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.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 - Circa 1800

Note

Attribution on accession; no reason given

School or Style

Chinoiserie

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper paint
Sticks, Guards composed of gilt ivory
Guards Length 29.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.144-1985
Primary reference Number: 117729
Old catalogue number: DR 24/317
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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