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Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, maker, possibly

Collection:

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category:

fans

Name:

brisé fan

Date:

1775 1799

Period:

late 18th century

Description:

Brise fan of horn with a quizzing glass, inlaid with cut steels to resemble 'love's arrows'.

Technique:

inlay

Material(s):

horn
glass; quizzing
steel; decoration

Dimension(s):

length, guards, 17.5, cm
width, whole, 27.0, cm

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

Alternative
Number:

old catalogue number; DR 6/107; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985

Accession:

Object Number: M.59-1985
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 117645; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117645





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