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Girl playing with a Battledore and Shuttlecock: M.141-2015

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Girl playing with a Battledore and Shuttlecock


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan, depicting a young girl playing with a battledore and shuttlecock.
Paper leaves with two stipples printed in colours, with hand painted reserves. On shaped ivory sticks with gold and silver decoration.


History note: Schreiber/cust p. 79, no. 89 (SE64) Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 273

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-19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Stick Decoration composed of gold silver
Sticks composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.141-2015
Primary reference Number: 204706
Sale number: 273
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Audit data

Created: Friday 24 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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