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Opera Fan: M.371-2015

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Opera Fan


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan. Leaf with uncoloured engraving with and painting and sequins. The reverse, letter press with spangles. On plain bone sticks and guards.


History note: Schreiber/Cust p. 10 no. 43 (SE128) Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 57

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: circa AD 1788

Components of the work

Leaf composed of sequins spangles
Sticks, Guards composed of bone

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.371-2015
Primary reference Number: 204941
Sale number: 57
43 (SE128)
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Audit data

Created: Friday 31 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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