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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Carved and pierced narrow ivory sticks painted with Chinese figures, butterflies and flowers; kidskin leaf painted with Greek allegorical scene of women with baskets of fruit, with man in golden horse-drawn chariot, and cupid; simple landscape scene on reverse. BOX (B,C): Cylindrical, covered with green and red floral paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1726-1750
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Carved
carving (processes)
Chariot
chariots (carriages)
Chinoiserie
Cupid
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
ivory (tooth component)
Kid
kidskin
Painted
painting (coating)
Pierced
piercing
putti (motifs)
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1946.26A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody
GUSN
54178

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