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Folding fan: O.59-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan, decorated with a dragon in clouds on the guards and the face. Guards: iron, engraved, chased and inlaid and overlaid with gold and silver. Sticks: bamboo. Face: obverse, ink and ink-wash on white paper; reverse: tough blue-green 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

Length: 31.6 cm
Width: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th/19th Century
After 1701 - Before 1900

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Face composed of paper ink
Guards composed of iron
Sticks composed of bamboo

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.59-1985
Primary reference Number: 118512
Old object number: 428
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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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