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Description

Narrow carved and pierced ivory sticks; sticks on one side have central medallion of scroll and flowers, with two smaller medallions with pot of flowers and instrument; with painted vellum leaf with two idyllic scenes, one with cupid, with border of flowers; reverse is scene of ship on water (on paper) and medallion of potted flowers on sticks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1726-1750
Inscriptions
""132"" [ must have been exhibition # ].
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Chinoiserie
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Kid
kidskin
Painted
painting (coating)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1926.21
Credit Line
Gift of William Brewster
GUSN
30789

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