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Selim: M.406-2015

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Maker: Bartolozzi, Francesco (Possibly)
Artist: Shelley, Samuel (After)




Folding fan, depicting a young gentleman in Turkish costume, after Samuel Shelley. The reserves and surround have a chain of ribbon, flowers and feathers, with a spangle decoration.
Stipple engraving and painting on carved ivory sticks. English leaf circa 1790, Italian sticks circa 1720. Possibly by Francisco Bartolozzi


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 282

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: after AD 1720

Components of the work

Leaf composed of spangles
Sticks composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.406-2015
Primary reference Number: 204978
Sale number: 282
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Audit data

Created: Monday 3 August 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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