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Half Mourning Fan: M.180-2015

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Half Mourning Fan


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan.
Painted en grisaille in sombre colours, with sprigs of flowers, on pierced and fretted ivory sticks and guards.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 328

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 1760

Components of the work

Sticks, Guards composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.180-2015
Primary reference Number: 204745
Sale number: 328
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Audit data

Created: Monday 27 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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