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fan 1965.161

Object Name: fan

Date: 1700-1710

Accession Number: 1965.161
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • paper
  • ivory
Support
 
Technique
  • carved
Description

Watercolour on paper, ivory sticks and guards. Sticks carved with continuous overlapping bas-relief of Diana and deer. Guards carved with figures of man and woman in contemporary dress, woman showing fontange and lappets. Leaf showing scenes from classical mythology, Leda, Cupid and other figures, reverse with design of flowers.

Dimensions

Type: Size
Height: 26.7 cm
Width:
Depth: