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Unknown (maker)


Messel-Rosse Collection


teguson (sub-category)


standing fan


Standing fan of teguson type, wood, paper, and lacquer

Production Place

Korea (maker) (country)

Korean (maker) (nationality)


height: (whole): 83.5 cm
width: (whole): 50.3 cm


second half of 19th Century


circa 1850 to 1900


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


  1. Armstrong, Nancy (1985) Fans from the Fitzwilliam. A Selection from the Messel-Rosse Collection, Cambridge (Cambs.): Fitzwilliam Museum Enterprises Ltd
    [comments: Publ. pl. 36]
  2. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The Annual Reports of the Syndicate and of the Friends of the Fitzwiliam for the Year ending 31 Decmeber 1985,
    [comments: Publ. pl. XII]
  3. Phillips (1992) The Martin Willcocks Collection of Fans, London: Phillips [page: 10] 19 February 1992)
    [comments: Cf. p. 10, lot 60, and pl. II, another fan of this type. The Fitzwilliam's example is mentioned. Estimtate £200-300; fetched £650.]
  4. Biedronskiej-Slotowej, Beaty (2001) Wachlarze Zachodu i Wschodu w zbioracg Nyzeyn Narodowego w Krakowie. Fans of the Occident and Orient in the Collection of the National Museum in Cracow, Cracow [page: 231]
    [comments: Cf. p. 231, no. 155, two fans with comparable design. Dated to end of 19th century]

Other Notes

Accession Number

O.80-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 77491; Input Date: 2004-03-11 / Last Edit: 2011-05-04)

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