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Mythological Scene: M.244-2015

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Mythological Scene


Maker: Gamble, Martha




Folding fan with mythological scenes Depicting a soldier standing between a seated woman and a shepherd. To the left is a queen with Cupid above. To the right, a shepherdess and stag.
Paper leaf with hand coloured etching, on ivory sticks. The guards with pique and mother of pearl inlay


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 411

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

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Guard Inlay composed of mother-of-pearl
Sticks, Guards composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.244-2015
Primary reference Number: 204808
Sale number: 411
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Created: Tuesday 28 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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