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Two Hand Screens: M.431A & B-2015

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Two Hand Screens


Maker: Unknown




Hand screen with a leaf design of an orchid, and a companion hand screen designed with reeds. Each reverse with advertising for the theatre at Anglesey Castle (two pieces).
Wood cut, looped bamboo handles.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 5041

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


20th Century
Production date: AD 1902

Components of the work

Screen composed of wood
Handles composed of bamboo

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.431A & B-2015
Primary reference Number: 205008
Sale number: 5041
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 4 August 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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