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Perseus and Andromeda: M.49-2015

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Perseus and Andromeda






The leaf painted with Perseus and Andromeda on plain ivory sticks with carved guards.


History note: The Lennox Boyd Collection. Christies no. 31.

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 1730

School or Style


Components of the work

Leaf composed of paint
Sticks, Guards composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.49-2015
Primary reference Number: 205087
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 6 August 2015 Updated: Monday 24 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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