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Maker:

Unknown; maker

Collection:

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category:

fans

Name:

brisé fan

Date:

1780 1800

Period:

18th century

Description:

Brise fan of ivory, with a central stipple engraving, silvered and gilded. Sticks of pierced and painted ivory. Guards of carved bone, inlaid with cut steels, and strengthened with tortoise shell. Plain back. Opaline rivet

Production
Place (legacy):

France,, maker, country
French, maker, nationality

Technique(s):

stippling
silvering
gilding
piercing; sticks
painting; sticks
carving; guards
inlay; steels

Material(s):

ivory
silver
gilt
paint; sticks
bone; guards
steel; inlay
tortoise shell; guards; to strengthen
opal; rivet

Dimension(s):

length, guards, 27.1, cm
width

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 25/1; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985

Accession:

Object Number: M.103-1985
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 117688; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117688





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