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Maker/s

Unknown

Collection

C.B. Marlay

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

School/Style

Rococo at front

Description

Brisé fan, sticks of pierced and gilt ivory with a small length of tortoiseshell at the base of the guards. Rivet heads of cut paste. Leaf painted in colours and gilt. On the back, a central large gilt floral spray flanked by smaller sprays. Border of wavy foliage. On the front, two men in Turkish dress are restraining a young woman, watched by another woman standing to the left; landscape background, with an urn and buildings. Border of flowers and scrolls. Gilt edge.

Production Notes

French?

Production Place

France (country) ()

French (nationality) ()

Technique Description

Brisé fan, sticks of pierced and gilt ivory with a small length of tortoiseshell at the base of the guards. Rivet heads of cut paste. Leaf painted in colours and gilt.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 26.2 cm
width: (whole): 49 cm

Period

19th century

Date

after 1801 to 1900

Provenance

bequeathed: Marlay, Charles Brinsley 1912 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Other Notes

Accession Number

MAR.M.243-1912 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118059; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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