Brise fan of ivory, pierced and painted in colours with two figure medallions, of Hope and Prudence.
France,, maker, country
French, maker, nationality
length, guards, 17.8, cm
bought; 1985-01-28; Countess of Rosse, Anne
Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter 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 12/183; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985
Crommelin, Rosemary. A Flutter of Fans.
Source Title: Holly Leaves Christmas (December-1963) : 36-37
Object Number: M.110-1985
(record id: 117695; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-08-11)