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Screen fan: O.67-1985

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Decorated, obverse with a dragonfly, grasshopper and beetle with flowering reeds and unidentified blue and yellow flowering plant. Reverse: blank. Stick: veneered with mottled bamboo sheath, with ivory or bone finial. Rim: brocade covered. Face: silk, painted in translucent watercolours.

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: 26.9 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 watercolours ( translucent) silk Stick composed of bamboo ivory Guards Height 39.7 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.67-1985
Primary reference Number: 118457
Old object number: 460
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Screen fan" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118457 Accessed: 2022-06-26 08:55:56

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