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Castle and Buildings: M.315-2015

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Castle and Buildings


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan. Central medallion of a castle, the reserves with roundels. Chinese export
Painted, carved and pierced ivory sticks.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 2093

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
Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Production date: circa AD 1790

Components of the work

Sticks composed of paint ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.315-2015
Primary reference Number: 204885
Sale number: 2093
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Created: Wednesday 29 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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