Unknown, maker, Netherlands, Dutch
late 18th century
Brise fan of tortoise shell. Painted in gold with a basket of flowers and leaf motifs, and ornamented with cut steels.
steel; decoration; cut
length, guards, 16.1, cm
width, whole, 29.5, 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 Museum
old catalogue number; DR 5/86; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985
Object Number: M.57-1985
(record id: 117643; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2017-01-04)