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Description

FAN (A): Narrow pierced ivory sticks, guard sticks are also carved; kidskin leaf, painted with scene of reclining woman near foundation with angel and cupids, and man with laurel wreath; reverse is painted with delicate floral trail. BOX (B): Cylindrical, covered with green, red and brown floral paper; top is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Inscriptions
Tag: ""15 A"".
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN
fans (equipment)
ivory (tooth component)
Kid
kidskin
Mythology
mythology (literary genre)
Painted
painting (coating)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1928.25AB
GUSN
31916

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