Fan (reverse)

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leaf Dutch, rest probably Dutch

Postcard of Fan (reverse).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (reverse)

Reverse of folding fan with double paper leaf, carved and pierced ivory sticks and guards inlaid with silver.

Painted with a rural woodland scene of a woman resting by a river bank and a couple dancing.

The scene is probably taken from a Dutch painting.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-140-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.360 A
Date: About 1720
Early 18th century
Material: Ivory; silver
Dimensions: 10.50"
What: Fan / fan case
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan of ivory sticks pierced and pique with silver, leaf painted with five trompe l'oiel scenes and figures in a wood, in a case, part of the Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection: early 18th century
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