Skip to main content

Court fan: M.466-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

White ostrich feathers with tortoiseshell sticks and metal loop.

Notes

History note: Purchased by Lady Waley in South Africa

Legal notes

Given by Mrs G. Nathan

Measurements and weight

Length: 73.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-10-21) by Nathan, G. Mrs

Dating

20th Century, Early
Production date: circa AD 1926

Components of the work

Leaf composed of feathers ( ostrich)
Sticks composed of tortoise shell

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.466-1985
Primary reference Number: 118087
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Court fan" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118087 Accessed: 2024-04-19 04:10:15

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118087 |title=Court fan |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-19 04:10:15|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-118087

More objects and works of art you might like

Brisé fan

Accession Number: O.46-1985

Venus and Adonis

Accession Number: M.127-2015

Netsuke

Accession Number: O.20-2008

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...