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Handscreen, Le lion s'en allant en Guerre (The Lion going to War), 18th century

This is a Handscreen. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1927. Its medium is engraved and hand-colored paper leaf, turned wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It has the following markings

Printed on reverse, at bottom: A Paris chez Postiens rue St. Ja-- au Griffon d’or

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Handscreen, Le lion s'en allant en Guerre (The Lion going to War), 18th century; engraved and hand-colored paper leaf, turned wood handle; 1927-17-5

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18314339/ |title=Handscreen, Le lion s'en allant en Guerre (The Lion going to War), 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>