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Neo-classical Fan: M.363-2015

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Neo-classical Fan


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan. Depicting Cupid in a rose bush watching two girls admiring doves, with views and Pompeian decoration.
Yellow silk leaf with stipple engraving on wood sticks.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 41

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-19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Components of the work

Leaf composed of silk ( yellow)
Sticks composed of wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.363-2015
Primary reference Number: 204933
Sale number: 41
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 30 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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