c1730 Finely Painted Gouache Elaborate Stick Painted Carved Chinoiserie Hand Fan Fan-03
Product ID : FAN-03
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This is a lovely antique (ca 1730) French two-sided fan with the leaf in Kid leather (swan skin), finely hand painted in gouache. The front shows four ladies visiting with a gentleman in a rural scene with sheep near a lake. The back shows a seated lady watching a deer in a forest. The ivory sticks and guards are intricately shaped, pierced, carved, and hand painted. The central cartouche and other elements are done in Chinoiserie. Comes with later with a later white box.
Dimensions: 15 inches (open), 10 inches (closed)