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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

Description

Mother-of-pearl, etched and carved (21+2). White silk ribbon. Rivet with mother-of-pearl washers. Gilt metal loop. Front and Reverse: Engraved with Chinese genre scenes and a floral border running up the left side, under the ribbon and down the right side. Guards: Carved on the front with a dragon and a dog of fo, the back engraved with figures in landscape.

Production Notes

Chinese for European market

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Mother-of-pearl, etched and carved (21+2). White silk ribbon. Rivet with mother-of-pearl washers. Gilt metal loop.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 18.9 cm
width:

Period

early 19th Century

Date

circa 1820 to 1830

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.385-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 117969; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-05-03)

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