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Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

fixed fan

Description

Fixed fan with loop handle, decorated with birds and flowers. Mica, painted white with applied gilt and silver 'jewels', mounted in cane; the handle is moulded and gilt and bound in red cotton; silk fringe in white, red, green, yellow and blue.

Production Notes

Probably Southern India

Production Place

India (maker) (country)

Indian (maker) (nationality)

Technique Description

Mica, painted white with applied gilt and silver 'jewels', mounted in cane; the handle is moulded and gilt and bound in red cotton; silk fringe in white, red, green, yellow and blue.

Dimensions

height: (whole): 38.4 cm
width: (whole): 45.3 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

Ensuite with O.17-1985

Accession Number

O.17-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 118518; Input Date: 2005-03-02 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Object

O.16-1985

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