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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

Description

Folding fan, decorated with a dragon in clouds on the guards and the face. Guards: iron, engraved, chased and inlaid and overlaid with gold and silver. Sticks: bamboo. Face: obverse, ink and ink-wash on white paper; reverse: tough blue-green paper.

Production Place

Japan (maker) (country)

Japanese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Guards: iron, engraved, chased and inlaid and overlaid with gold and silver. Sticks: bamboo. Face: obverse, ink and ink-wash on white paper; reverse: tough blue-green paper.

Dimensions

length: (whole): 31.6 cm
width: (whole): 12 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.59-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118512; Input Date: 2005-03-02 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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