Object Place: Berlin, Germany
Guard: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.); maximum open: 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Horn blades painted in gouache; silk; blue stone studs
Not On View
Commemorative fan for opening of Royal Museum, Berlin (now known as Old Museum). Center scene of Old Museum; Horse Tamers on top copied from Piazza del Quirinale, Rome; small boats in canal at foreground; flanked by conventionalized decorative motifs. Twenty horn blades, white silk connecting ribbon, blue stone studs in rivet.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.