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Brisé fan: M.377-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (`)

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Description

Black lacquered wooden brisé fan, decorated in gold lacquer with a 'vine-leaf' pattern and a central, patterned cartouche.
The sticks and guards (21+2) and arched phinials are decorated with the same 'vine-leaf' pattern, in gold lacquer. Black ribbon, metal rivet. Made for the European market

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-92)

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

Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1810

Note

A typical example of the 'vine-leaf' design, popular during the late 18th, early 19th centuries.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rivet composed of metal
Guards Height 19.3 cm

Materials used in production

black Ribbon
Wood
Lacquer

Techniques used in production

Lacquer

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.377-1985
Primary reference Number: 117961
Old catalogue number: DR 16/230
Old object number: 306
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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