Fan; Estimated early to mid 18th century; 2004.53.1



About this object

Ornate fan with ivory sticks, carved with floral motifs and pierced work. The body of the fan is hand painted and depicts a hunting scene with women, dogs and archery bows. The end guard sticks are also carved ivory with floral design and figurine. It also has mother of pearl rivets.

This fan was purchased by the donor's aunt, Alison Moser, during a trip to England in the 1930's.

Date Made

Estimated early to mid 18th century

Medium and Materials

Ivory, mother of pearl, paper or vellum


430mm W x 260mm H

Credit Line

Donated by Katherine Bowden, Whangarei Museum, Kiwi North

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