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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

screen fan

Description

Stick: light hardwood, carved, with red stained ivory trim and yellow silk cord knotted with two balls. The rim: iron wire covered in brocade; centre stick brocade covered, gilt copper top clip. Face: buff silk, polychrome embroidered. Decorated with bat and peonies; the stick with scrolling peony.

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Stick: light hardwood, carved, with red stained ivory trim and yellow silk cord knotted with two balls. The rim: iron wire covered in brocade; centre stick brocade covered, gilt copper top clip. Face: buff silk, polychrome embroidered.

Dimensions

length: (guards): 48.3 cm
width: 30.8 cm

Period

19th century

Date

after 1801 to 1900

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

O.31-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118437; Input Date: 2005-02-22 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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