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Love's Arrows: M.46-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Love's Arrows


Unknown (Maker)


Horn cockade fan, with quizzing glass. With green ribbon


History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne


18th-19th century
1790 - 1810

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Guards Length 14.7 cm

Materials used in production

green Ribbon Horn Glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.46-1985
Primary reference Number: 117632
Old catalogue number: DR 6/111
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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