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Screen fan: O.8-1985

Object information

Maker(s)

Tian Guojun (Maker)

Description

Dedicated to juangyuan sanxiong (Third elder brother, winner of the national examination); with two artists seals of red; reverse with colophon signed by the artist, identifying the dedicatee as Fang Jenglin. Decorated, obverse with orchids in flower, reverse with colophon. Stick: wood, carved, pierced and lacquered in black. Rim: brocade. Face: obverse, painted in translucent greens and red, inscribed in ink and stamped in vermillion. Reverse: inscribed and stamped as above, both on mottled gold paper.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); 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

Measurements and weight

Width: 27 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD/CE 1869

Note

Ribbed screen fan

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Face: composed of colour printing ( green, red) Stick: composed of wood Guards: Height 41.2 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: jiyi xiari fan Ting Yun (?) bii...di Tian Guojun
  • Location: Front and reverse
  • Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.8-1985
Primary reference Number: 118424
Old object number: 463
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Audit data

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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