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The Sweetners of Life: M.368-2015

Object information

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The Sweetners of Life


Publisher: Ashton & Hadwen




Folding fan.
Paper leaf with hand coloured stipple on plain bone sticks and guards.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 52

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 1796-02-14

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Sticks, Guards composed of bone

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.368-2015
Primary reference Number: 204938
Sale number: 52
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Audit data

Created: Friday 31 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Sweetners of Life" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-16 13:53:16

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