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Screen fan: O.36-1985

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Face: bamboo sheath, engraved with hot needle, the edge bound in blue silk. Stick; tortoiseshell, pierced, engraved and pricked over red, pink, beige and yellow cotton. Decorated face with a figure of a girl carrying a screen fan, walking down a hill past rocks and plantains (?); Stick: ruyi form with a peony flower.

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: 21.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
After 1801 - Before 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Face composed of silk ( blue) bamboo
Stick composed of tortoise shell
Guards Height 43.8 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.36-1985
Primary reference Number: 118447
Old object number: 477
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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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