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Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Horn sticks and guards, pierced, carved and inlaid with silver; courting mirror set in guard; white paper leaf set with three lithograph medallions with 18th Century figures, surrounded by blue and silver scrolls; reverse has central lithograph medallion surrounded by embossed flowers. BOX (B): Cardboard, two pieces, covered in dark green paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850s
Inscriptions
Stamped in gold on box lid: ""Marshall Field & Co / STATE / WASHINGTON / RADOLPH & WABASH / CHICAGO"".
Material
carving (processes)
embossing
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
lithography
metal
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
Embossed
embossing
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Lithography
lithography
metal
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1934.884AB
GUSN
7377

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