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Cockade fan, Blonde horn, sticks and guards with trefoil ends, pierced and painted in bodycolour (26+2). Blue silk ribbon threaded through. Silver quizzing glass set in the central pivot. Front: when open the fan has a scalloped edge. The pierced design radiates from the centre in bands of scallops, interrupted by swags of polychrome flowers and foliage. Back; the floral swags are painted in blue, white and green. Handles/guards: pierced by two wheel motifs, a bow and stylized leaf sprays.
England (maker) (country) ()
Netherlands (maker) (country) ()
English (maker) (nationality) ()
Dutch (maker) (nationality) ()
Cockade fan, Blonde horn, sticks and guards with trefoil ends, pierced and painted in bodycolour (26+2). Blue silk ribbon threaded through. Silver quizzing glass set in the central pivot
length: (guards): 16.3
late 18th-early 19th century
circa 1790 to 1810
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam
M.51-1985 (Applied Arts)