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Dancing Man: M.226-2015

Object information

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Dancing Man


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan depicting a dancing man.
Paper leaf with hand coloured etching on plain wood sticks and guards.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 388

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

Leaf composed of paper
Sticks, Guards composed of wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.226-2015
Primary reference Number: 204791
Sale number: 388
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 28 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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