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Brisé fan: M.27-1979

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 34 (Fan Gallery)


Unknown (Production)


Horn with jewelled pin at the head and a yellow ribbon securing the blades. Decorated with silver and gilt foil and cut-steel sequins.

Legal notes

Given by Contessa Priuli-Bon

Measurements and weight

Width: 28.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979-12-03) by Priuli-Bon, Contessa


Late 18th century
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1800 CE


Possibly Italian

School or Style

Oriental style

Components of the work

Pin composed of gemstone ( or paste) Ribbon composed of silk ( probably) Sticks And Guards composed of horn Sequins composed of cut steel Guards Length 15.9 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.27-1979
Primary reference Number: 118086
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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