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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Pierced and carved ivory sticks and guards, inlaid with silver; white paper leaf has on one side three lithograph medallions with 18th Century figures inset surrounded by elaborate pattern in silver and red; reverse is all printed in silver with figures, roses and scrolls; mother of pearl washer. BOX (B): Black lacquered wood, hinged; push button latch; floral spray painted on lid; lined with pale blue silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Material
carving (processes)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
floral patterns
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
lithography
Lithography
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pastoral
pastoral
Pierced
piercing
Rose
rose (genus)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1952.78AB
GUSN
45394

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