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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

School/Style

Brisé Fan of court type (hiogi).

Description

Brisé fan, decorated, obverse: with pine, prunus, bamboo, long tailed tortoise and cranes; reverse: with butterflies, swallows and clouds. 38 segments: probably Hi wood, painted in ink, polychrome opaque watercolours and gold, with vermillion silk knotted cords and crimson tassels, bound with yellow.

Production Place

Japan (maker) (country)

Japanese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

38 segments: probably Hi wood, painted in ink, polychrome opaque watercolours and gold, with vermillion silk knotted cords and crimson tassel, bound with yellow.

Dimensions

length: (whole): 37.3 cm
width: (whole): 6.5 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.46-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118494; Input Date: 2005-02-25 / Last Edit: 2011-05-04)

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