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Brise' Fan & Box

1946.76A-C (RS80559)

Description

FAN (A): Ivory brise' fan; delicately carved guards with flowers; sticks intricately carved; center combed cartouche with monogram G. P.; eight small medallions in open work; two larger oval medallions finely carved; green silk ribbon. BOX (B,C): Cylindrical cardboard covered with worn pink paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Inscriptions
1) Carved monogram in center cartouche: initials ""G. P."" 2) Handwritten in pencil on box bottom: ""Revoc / gift"".
Material
carving (processes)
combing (yarn-making)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Combed
combing (yarn-making)
FAN & BOX
ivory (tooth component)
Medallion
Monogram
monograms
Vegetable Ivory
Accession Number
1946.76A-C
GUSN
7444

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