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Brisé fan: M.383-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Wedge shaped brise fan: sticks and guards (22+2) etched mother-of-pearl. The front shows five cartouches, set in a floral background; the reverse, domestic and street scenes. Laced with ivory, silk ribbon. Metal rivet. For export

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-92)

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

Early 19th Century
Circa 1800 - Circa 1820

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Ribbon composed of silk Rivet composed of metal Guards Height 18.0 cm

Materials used in production

Mother-of-pearl Ivory

Techniques used in production

Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.383-1985
Primary reference Number: 117967
Old catalogue number: DR 12/173
Old object number: 318
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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