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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

Description

Sandalwood sticks and guards with arched ends, pierced and carved. Light brown silk ribbon. Rivet set with clear pastes. Front and back: Pierced by longtitudinal striations and carved below the ribbon with a border of dragons, phoenix and animals, below which is a genre scene. The head has horizontal bands of formal motifs. Above the ribbon there are small figure scenes and buildings. Guards: Carved with a dragon with one Chinese below and two above.

Production Notes

Chinese for European market

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Sandalwood sticks and guards with arched ends, pierced and carved. Light brown silk ribbon. Rivet set with clear pastes.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 19.2 cm
width:

Date

circa 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

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.382-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117966; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-05-03)

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