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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

screen fan

Description

Screen fan, decorated with sun and moon in clouds with constellation. Stick: softwood, with applied, stamped and punched copper mounts. Face: copper; punched, roughened and parcel gilt, with applied stamped parcel-gilt details. This may have been a votive offering to a temple.

Production Notes

Possibly a votive offering to a temple

Production Place

Japan (maker) (country)

Japanese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Stick: softwood, with applied, stamped and punched copper mounts. Face: copper; punched, roughened and parcel gilt, with applied stamped parcel-gilt details.

Dimensions

height: (whole): 31.9 cm
width: (whole): 15.5 cm

Period

18th/19th Century

Date

after 1701 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.23-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118479; Input Date: 2005-02-24 / Last Edit: 2011-05-04)

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