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Wooden brisé fan: M.132-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Wooden brisé fan


Maker: Unknown




Wooden brisé fan with applied stipple depicting two shepherdesses and a young boy, set against a landscape dotted with sheep. Guard stick with bone file


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 263

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from the Lennox Boyd Estate

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1790

Components of the work

File composed of bone

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.132-2015
Primary reference Number: 204696
Sale number: 263
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Audit data

Created: Friday 24 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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