Fan (Detail)

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Leaf is Dutch, sticks and guards possibly Italian

Postcard of Fan (Detail).
© National Museums Scotland

Fan (Detail)

Detail of central motif carved on the mother of pearl sticks, the background pierced and backed in part by mother of pearl plates. Paste rivet head.

The scene shows the Judgement of Soloman, with the dead baby on the ground, Soloman on his throne and the two mothers and the living baby in front.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-152-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.363
Date: About 1740
c. 1740
Material: Ivory
Dimensions: 10.50"
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Rebecca
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan with carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks, leaf painted with Rebecca at the wall, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740
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