Unknown, maker, Italy, Campania, Naples
Folding fan of double "chickenskin". Painted in gouache with a view of the Bay of Naples, with an eruption of Vesuvius on the reverse.
Sticks and guards of horn (greenhorn).
chicken skin; leaf
horn; sticks, guards; greenhorn
length, guards, 18.7, cm
bought; 1985-01-28; Countess of Rosse, Anne
Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)
Messel, Leonard; owner
Countess of Rosse, Anne; owner
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam
old catalogue number; DR 14/220; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985
Object Number: M.43-1985
(record id: 117629; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2017-01-04)