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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

brisé fan

Description

Brisé fan, ivory, decorated with takamaki-e and hiramaki-e work and Shibayama inlay on guards. On the front, a thatched cottage in a bamboo grove near water; on the reverse, a cock and hen with wisteria.

Production Place

Japan (maker) (country)

Japanese (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Brisé fan, ivory, decorated with takamaki-e and hiramaki-e work.

Dimensions

length: width:

Period

mid 19th century

Date

circa 1860

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

Documentation

  1. Armstrong, Nancy (1985) Fans from the Fitzwilliam. A Selection from the Messel-Rosse Collection, Cambridge (Cambs.): Fitzwilliam Museum Enterprises Ltd
    [comments: Publ. No. 34]

Other Notes

Accession Number

O.82-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118516; Input Date: 2005-03-02 / Last Edit: 2011-05-04)

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