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A5421 Fan, hand painted, ivory / mother-of-pearl / fabric, maker unknown, France c. 1750 - 1770. Click to enlarge.

Hand painted fan from France

Made
Folding fan, ivory / mother-of-pearl, hand-painted [fabric], maker unknown, France [1750 - 1770]

Ivory fan finely carved blades of extremely fine technique. Painting depicts a group of seven people in a garden, two cupids are present, also a goat and a lamp. Outer blades show ornament and a musician, backed by fine slivier of mother-of-pearl. At back painting of young girl holding an arrow and near a broken bridge. (SB). France [c. 1750-70]. (LC).

Summary

Object No.

A5421

Object Statement

Fan, hand painted, ivory / mother-of-pearl / fabric, maker unknown, France c. 1750 - 1770

Physical Description

Folding fan, ivory / mother-of-pearl, hand-painted [fabric], maker unknown, France [1750 - 1770]

Ivory fan finely carved blades of extremely fine technique. Painting depicts a group of seven people in a garden, two cupids are present, also a goat and a lamp. Outer blades show ornament and a musician, backed by fine slivier of mother-of-pearl. At back painting of young girl holding an arrow and near a broken bridge. (SB). France [c. 1750-70]. (LC).

Dimensions

Height

265 mm

Width

470 mm

Depth

49 mm

Production

Made

History

Notes

Collected by Christian Thornett

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs C R Thornett, 1967

Acquisition Date

20 July 1967

Cite this Object

Harvard

Hand painted fan from France 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/183402>

Wikipedia

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