Fan & Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1726-1750

GUSN

GUSN-54178

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

Descriptive Terms

fans (costume accessories)
accessories
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
piercing
allegory (artistic device)
chariots (carriages)
Chinoiserie
putti (motifs)
Kid
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Pierced
Painted
Chinoiserie
Allegory
Chariot
Cupid
FAN & BOX

Additional Identification Number

1946.26A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Peabody

Accession Number

1946.26A-C