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A Ruler and his Family: M.206-2015

Object information

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Titles

A Ruler and his Family

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan, depicting a ruler and his family.
Silk leaf applied with a stipple printed in brown, excepting the flesh, which is printed in carmine, against a background of hand painted flowers, sequins and gold embroidery. On plain bone sticks with silver inlay, the guards pierced and fretted with silver inlay and red paper backing.

Notes

History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 361

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1775

Components of the work

Leaf composed of embroidery ( gold) sequins silk
Guard Backing composed of paper
Sticks, Guards composed of bone
Stick, Guards Inlay composed of silver
Guards
Leaf Border
Stick Inlay

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.206-2015
Primary reference Number: 204771
Sale number: 361
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 27 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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