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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on kidskin; ivory, mother-of-pearl, silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by T. A. Lehfeldt, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fan, with sticks and guards of ivory, and mount of kidskin painted in watercolour on the front with three views of ancient buildings in Rome (the Arch of Titus, the Temple of Concord, and the small circular temple formerly known as that of Vesta) among figures and scrolls in the Pompeian style.

The guards and the twenty sticks are quite plain; the silver rivet is provided with two mother-of-pearl studs; the central view is oval, the others rectangular.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


ca. 1780-1820 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on kidskin; ivory, mother-of-pearl, silver

Object history note

Registered File number 25823/1902, 90860/1902.

Descriptive line

Painted fan, watercolour on kidskin, Italy, about 1780-1820


Water-colour; Kidskin; Ivory; Mother of pearl; Silver


Painted; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Children; Buildings; Scrollwork; Figures


Accessories; Fans


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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