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Folding fan: M.250-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan of double paper printed and painted in colours, with groups of men and women in a landscape. On the reverse is a family in a garden.
Sticks and guards are of carved and pierced bone (?) with silver and gold foil, and sequins.

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

Late 18th-mid 19th century
Circa 1770 - Circa 1840

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Sticks, Guards composed of bone ( possibly) foil ( silver and gold) sequins
Leaf composed of paper paint
Guards Length 27.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting
Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.250-1985
Primary reference Number: 117835
Old catalogue number: none
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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