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Obverse: three pastoral scenes, man serving woman wine at table, man with fruit basket behind; seated man playing horn right; woman left; gilt borders; chinoiserie medallions between and outside; chinoiserie dancing scene at base. Reverse: outline of obverse scene in red, blue, green. Painted paper...

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Provenance

Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

1735–45, 1780–89

Object Place

Netherlands

Dimensions

Guard: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.); maximum open: 38.5 cm (15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.204

Medium or Technique

Ivory blades pierced, oil painted, and varnished; paper; brass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes