circa 1700 circa 1720
early 18th Century
Ivory, with a pierced design including fishscale motifs, painted on solid areas of ivory and gilt; both sides are the same design.
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The original cording has been replaced by ribbon in the 19th century.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; Anne, Countess of Rosse
Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)
Messel, Leonard; owner
Anne, Countess of Rosse; 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: 2012-09-06)