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Hundred Faces Fan: O.2 & A-1943

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hundred Faces Fan


Production: Unknown




Folding fan, with double paper leaf, with silk tassels incorporating silver, gold and purple silk about 100 faces on ivory on each side. Woven silk roses applied onto a double paper ground leaf. A normal pattern is used for the painted border. In the scene there are several different types of fans in use. Seated lady rider on a white horse. Very finely carved sticks and guards. Box (A)

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Sigismund Goetze

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs


19th century
Circa 1840 CE - Circa 1880 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Tassels+roses composed of silk
Sticks+guards composed of ivory
Guards Length 27.9 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.2 & A-1943
Primary reference Number: 118078
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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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