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Maker(s):

Unknown; maker
Unknown; carver

Collection:

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category:

fans

Name:

brisé fan

Other Name:

four scenes

Date:

circa 1790 circa 1800

Period:

late 18th century

Description:

Brise fan of 'four scenes' type. Opened the normal way, it shows two parted scenes (one on each side). If opened from right to left, it shows a further two scenes. Ivory or bone sticks, pierced and painted. Barrel rivet.

Production
Place (legacy):

France,, maker, country
French, maker, nationality

Material:

ivory; or bone

Dimension(s):

length, guards, 15.6, 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 3/27; Messel-Rosse Collection; 1985

Accession:

Object Number: M.125-1985
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 117710; input: 2004-12-07; modified: 2016-07-26)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117710





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