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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

screen fan

Description

Painted with the Lan Ting Gathering in a mountain landscape; the reverse with a colophon. Stick: hardwood, with ivory finial. Rim: brocade covered. Face: silk, painted with Chinese ink and translucent and opaque watercolours; reverse: silk, gold spattered and inscribed in Chinese ink.

Production Place

China (maker) (country)

Chinese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Stick: hardwood, with ivory finial. Rim: brocade covered. Face: silk, painted with Chinese ink and translucent and opaque watercolours; reverse: silk, gold spattered and inscribed in Chinese ink.

Dimensions

height: (guards): 39.2 cm
width: 26.7 cm

Period

18th or early 19th century

Date

after 1701 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

O.65-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118454; Input Date: 2005-02-23 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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