Fan (Guard)

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Fan (Guard)

Guard of folding fan, of carved ivory, painted and inlaid with mother of pearl and silver pique.

Carved with a flower design, the flowers inlaid with mother of pearl and with mother of pearl carved plates at both ends and at the throat. The lower part painted with flowers.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-161-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.366
Date: About 1740-50
Mid 18th century
Material: Ivory; mother of pearl; pen and ink
Dimensions: 11.00"
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Neptune
Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan with ivory sticks with mother of pearl, pen and vignette of Neptune and Venus, the reverse with Venus, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: mid 18th century
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