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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

Description

Ivory (?) brisé fan, depicting traditional 'scenes from chinese life'.

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Dimensions

lenght: (guards): 14.6 cm
width:

Period

early 19th Century

Date

circa 1800 to 1820

Provenance

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

Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); 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 Museum

Documentation

  1. Irons, Neville John (1982) Fans of Imperial China, Hong Kong: Keiserrieich Kunst (Hong Kong) Limited [page: 80-90]
    Source title: The Oriental Art Series (1982)
    [comments: Ref: Illustrated examples of brisé fans crafted in Canton, with background history of the designs and dates of this style.]

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.102-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117687; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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