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Bullfighting Fan: M.255-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bullfighting Fan

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan of double paper, decorated with three scenes from a bull fight.
Sticks of gilt wood, guards of painted and gilt wood.

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

Second quarter of 20th century
Circa 1925 - 1940

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Sticks, Guards composed of wood gilt
Guards composed of paint Length 26.9 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.255-1985
Primary reference Number: 117840
Old catalogue number: DR 26/1
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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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