Fan (Detail)

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Fan (Detail)

Sticks of folding fan, of ivory, carved and pierced, with carved mother of pearl and silver pique

The central panel shows the story of Daphne pursued by Apollo turning into a laurel bush. The surroundings are elaborately pierced and inlaid with silver pique and mother of pearl in a floral design.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-167-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1996.368
Date: About 1730-40
c. 1730
Material: Ivory; silver; mother of pearl
Dimensions: 10.50"
What: Fan
ICOM Number: F 8.3
Subject: European Costume : female costume : accessories
Who: Richmond Inglis Cochrane Collection
Description: Fan with ivory sticks pique with silver and mother of pearl plaques, leaf painted with a piper and figures in a landscape, part of the Richmond Inglis Collection: c. 1730
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