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Brisé fan: M.265-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Brise fan of ivory or bone. Painted in colours with European figures in a landscape, with a small chinoiserie scene below. On the reverse is a landscape.

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

19th Century, second quarter#
Production date: circa AD 1840 : cop of a late 17th century fan

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Guards Length 21.4 cm

Materials used in production

or bone Ivory
Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.265-1985
Primary reference Number: 117850
Old catalogue number: DR 22/282
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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