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Heloise et Abelard: M.419-2015

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Heloise et Abelard


Maker: Unknown




Framed folding fan.
Paper leaf with hand coloured etching, on plain bone sticks and guards with silver inlay.


History note: Schreiber/Cust p. 44 no. 215 (SF98) Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 948

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 1780

Components of the work

Leaf composed of paper
Sticks, Guards composed of bone
Guard Inlay composed of silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.419-2015
Primary reference Number: 204991
215 (SF98)
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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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