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Fontage Fans: M.305.3-2015

Object information

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Titles

Fontage Fans

Maker(s)

Maker: Choumara

Entities

Categories

Description

One of four fontage fans. Illustrating prominent people from the French theatre, with Art Nouveau surround.
Lithography on wood sticks.

Notes

History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 2083

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

Dating

19th century
Production date: circa AD 1897

School or Style

Art Nouveau

Components of the work

Sticks composed of wood
Leaf

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.305.3-2015
Primary reference Number: 209425
Sale number: 2083
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 7 September 2016 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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