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Marriage Fan


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Title/s

Marriage Fan

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

School/Style

Neoclassical

Description

Ivory sticks silvered. Wedgwood medallions under glass ovals on each guard. Paste button, tubular rivet. One main scene and two smaller vignettes on a parchment leaf. Signed and dated.

Production Place

France (country)

French (nationality)

Technique Description

parchment leaf., painted in gouache; ivory sticks silvered. Paste button, tubular rivet.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 27.6 cm
width: (whole): 50.5cm

Period

late 18th century

Date

1782

Provenance

given: Goetze, Sigismund, Mrs 1943-11-06 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Given by Mrs Sigismund Goetze

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Position: front
    Content: W N fecit 1782
    Interpretation: signed and dated

Other Notes

Accession Number

M.15-1943 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118076; Input Date: 2004-12-07 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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