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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, maker, Italy

Collection:

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category:

fans

Name:

folding fan

Date:

1770 1800

Period:

18th century

Description:

Folding fan of double "chickenskin". Painted with a classical scene and the words "La Vera Amicizia, che disaccia la furlsa". On the reverse is a temple and the words "Tempis dell Amicizia". Sticks of steel. Decorated guards of steel.

Technique:

painted

Material(s):

chicken skin; leaf
paint; leaf
steel; sticks, guards

Dimension(s):

length, guards, 16.9, cm
width

Acquisition:

bought; 1985-01-28; Countess of Rosse, Anne

Provenance:

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

Associated
Person(s):

Messel, Leonard; owner
Countess of Rosse, Anne; owner

Acquisition Credit:

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

Accession:

Object Number: M.26-1985
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 117612; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117612





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