ca 1860 Anitique French Tortoiseshell Hand Painted Hand Fan Fan-02

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Price: $950.00
Product ID : FAN-02
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A lovely ca 1860 Antique French Tortoiseshell Hand Painted Hand Fan with Three Scenes

This is a lovely two-sided, hand painted lithograph paper leaf with embossed gilding accents.  Front shows three cartouches.  Left: aristocracy, grandmother in chair holding pet.  Man indicates something to lady, seated husband and wife chat as she does her needle work.  Center: cotillion with couples dancing.  Right: servants spin wool, wind yarn, while lady directs man to deliver wheet bundle.   The back is a landscape scene with mountains and lake.  Gold embossed paterns.  Sticks and guards are shaped and pierced tortoiseshell.  Intact rivet holds two mother of pearl studs, a brass ribbon loop and a pink silk tassel.  Comes with appropriate decorative box.



Dimensions: 19 inches (open), 10.5 inches (closed)

Condition: Very Good.


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