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Flora and Apollo: M.322-2015

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Flora and Apollo


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan depicting Flora and Apollo.
A central oval with embroidered silk and spangle decoration. Stipple engraving in colour with aqua silk leaf, on bone sticks.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 3015

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: AD 1790

Components of the work

Leaf composed of spangles silk embroidery
Sticks composed of bone

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.322-2015
Primary reference Number: 204892
Sale number: 3015
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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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