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Folding fan: M.282-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Folding fan of double silk, painted on the obverse with lines and signed 'Poirier' (?)
Ivory sticks and guards.

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

4th quarter 19th Century
Circa 1880 CE - Circa 1890 CE

Note

Signed 'Poirer' (t?)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Sticks, Guards composed of ivory
Guards Length 31.2 cm

Materials used in production

Silk
Paint

Techniques used in production

Painting

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.282-1985
Primary reference Number: 117867
Old catalogue number: DR 23/310
Old object number: 325
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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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