Fan by Unknown Artist

A good example of an eighteenth century fan.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
28 x 40 cm
Acquired in:
1938
Presented by:
Julie H G Gollan through The Art Fund

The sticks are inlaid with mother of pearl and metal, the vellum mount is painted with an Arcadian landscape and a seascape. Wooden case.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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