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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 pierced horn, ornamented with cut steels. With a blue ribbon and barrel rivet.

Technique:

piercing

Material(s):

horn
steel; decoration
ribbon; blue

Dimension(s):

length, guards, 15.8, 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 5/77; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985

Accession:

Object Number: M.71-1985
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 117657; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117657





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