circa 1700 circa 1720
early 18th Century
Ivory brise fan, wedge shaped. With a pierced design including fishscale motifs, painted on solid areas of ivory and gilt; both sides are the same design.
Made for the European market
China, maker, country
Chinese, maker, nationality
The original cording has been replaced by ribbon in the 19th century.
height, guards, 22.8, cm
bought; 1985-01-28; Countess of Rosse, Anne
Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); 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 12/182; Messel-Rosse Collection
Object Number: M.90-1985
(record id: 117676; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)