Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1726-1750

GUSN

GUSN-30789

Description

Narrow carved and pierced ivory sticks; sticks on one side have central medallion of scroll and flowers, with two smaller medallions with pot of flowers and instrument; with painted vellum leaf with two idyllic scenes, one with cupid, with border of flowers; reverse is scene of ship on water (on paper) and medallion of potted flowers on sticks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
Chinoiserie
scenes (depictions)
Kid
Vegetable Ivory
Painted
Carved
Chinoiserie
Scenic
Classical Figure
FAN

Inscription

""132"" [ must have been exhibition # ].

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.21