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Citio de Gibraltar: M.365-2015

Object information

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Titles

Citio de Gibraltar

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Folding fan presumably connected with the 'Great Siege' of 1779-1783. Designed with a map of Gibraltar showing French and Spanish ships, surrounding the Rock during the Great Siege of 1779-1783. The reserves with red, blue, and gilt flowers and leaves.
Silk leaf with uncoloured engraving. On plain bone sticks and guards, decorated with brass inlay and red spangles.

Notes

History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 45

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

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1780

Components of the work

Leaf composed of spangles silk
Sticks, Guards composed of bone
Inlay composed of brass (alloy)

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.365-2015
Primary reference Number: 204935
Sale number: 45
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 30 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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