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Figures in a Garden: M.108-2015

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Figures in a Garden


Maker: Unknown




Folding fan depicting figures in a garden which has a swan fountain.
Chicken skin leaf with a hand painted scence. Ivory sticks carved and pierced.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 226

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 1760

Components of the work

Leaf composed of chicken skin
Sticks composed of ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.108-2015
Primary reference Number: 204671
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 23 July 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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