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Folding fan: M.243-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Folding fan of double paper, printed with three scenes. Reverse of silvered paper with red and blue design.
Sticks and guards of carved and painted mother-of-pearl.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

19th century
1830 - 1850

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper Sticks, Guards composed of paint mother-of-pearl Guards Length 27.5 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.243-1985
Primary reference Number: 117828
Old catalogue number: none
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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