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Fan case: M.412-1985

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 34 (Fan Gallery)


Maker: Unknown




Fan case, pink cardboard.
With labels. 'A LA CLOCHE D'OR / de Cheze J TEISSIER Parfumeir / Rue Richelien / No. 51' and Napoleon's Arms below which are the words 'J. Teissier, Parfumeir / de Sa Myente / L'Empereur et Roi'


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


19th Century
1806 - 1815

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

pink Cardboard

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.412-1985
Primary reference Number: 117994
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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