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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

cockade fan

Description

Cockade fan, Blonde horn, sticks and guards with trefoil ends, pierced and painted in bodycolour (26+2). Blue silk ribbon threaded through. Silver quizzing glass set in the central pivot. Front: when open the fan has a scalloped edge. The pierced design radiates from the centre in bands of scallops, interrupted by swags of polychrome flowers and foliage. Back; the floral swags are painted in blue, white and green. Handles/guards: pierced by two wheel motifs, a bow and stylized leaf sprays.

Production Place

England (maker) (country) ()

Netherlands (maker) (country) ()

English (maker) (nationality) ()

Dutch (maker) (nationality) ()

Technique Description

Cockade fan, Blonde horn, sticks and guards with trefoil ends, pierced and painted in bodycolour (26+2). Blue silk ribbon threaded through. Silver quizzing glass set in the central pivot

Dimensions

length: (guards): 16.3 cm
width: (whole): 18.0 cm

Period

late 18th-early 19th century

Date

circa 1790 to 1810

Provenance

bought: Anne, Countess of Rosse 1985-01-28 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.51-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117637; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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