Fan (Guard)

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Probably Italian

Postcard of Fan (Guard).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (Guard)

Guard of folding fan, of carved and pierced ivory with red foil backing.

Carved with the figure of a woman, floral motifs and various fretwork panels, the top part backed by red foil which shows up the design. There is a white paste head to the rivet.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-137-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.359 A
Date: About 1770-80
Late 18th century
Material: Ivory
Dimensions: 12.00"
What: Fan / box
Who: Alph. Giroux (Maker)
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan of pierced, carved and gilt ivory sticks, leaf with a landscape and a pen and ink scene, in a box, part of the Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection: box by Alph. Giroux, c. 1760
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