Fan (Guard)

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Fan (Guard)

Guard of folding fan, of carved ivory inlaid with mother of pearl and silver pique, with brass pin and mother of pearl washer.

Carved with a trailing flower and leaf motif, with mother of pearl inlay for the flowers and at both ends of the guard. Very bulbous head.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-158-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.365
Date: About 1720-30
c. 1740
Material: Ivory; silver; mother of pearl
Dimensions: 11.00"
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Aeneas
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan with ivory pierced sticks with silver and mother of pearl, leaf painted with Dido and Aeneas, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1740
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