Fan (Detail)

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Probably Italian

Postcard of Fan (Detail).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (Detail)

Sticks of folding fan, of carved, pierced and gilded ivory.

The sticks have an elaborate fretwork and scrolled ground with three medallions, the central one showing a group round an obelisk.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-138-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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