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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

screen fan

Description

Screen fan, signed: Qingjia Chunhe with un-deciphered seal. Dedicated to Jiesan first elder brother in two colophons, dated shinmao, probably 1831. Colophons signed; right: ' Dongxu Jin Yong; left Juo (?) gan Fang Li, seals un-deciphered. Decorated, obverse: with Wang Xiji seated at a stone table, beginning to write, his attendant rubbing the ink, by a river bank, with geese; in the background, a crackle-glazed pot containing dwarf prunus and bamboo, on a rustic carved stand, reverse with two colophons in cartouches. Stick: dark hardwood with ivory finial. Rim: brocade covered. Face: silk, inscribed and painted in ink and wash.

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Stick: dark hardwood with ivory finial. Rim: brocade covered. Face: silk, inscribed and painted in ink and wash.

Dimensions

height: (guards): 40.2 cm
width: 26.8 cm

Period

19th century

Date

probably 1831

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.58-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118451; Input Date: 2005-02-23 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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