Lady’s fan, 18th Century


Lady’s sculpted ivory and gilt fan with fabric embroidered with sequins and gouache, presented in gilt wood glass case (modern)

Louis XVI Period

Height unfolded: 26 cm (10-1/4 in.) - Span: 48 cm (18-7/8 in.)

The graceful decoration of this fan evokes femininity (glass perfume bottles with oval embroideries), as well as maternity with a scene representing children playing around their mother within a shapely cartouche. Sticks are finely sculpted and gilt with decoration of scrolls, Rococo motifs, figures, acanthus leaves, flower pots, laurel leaf wreaths and gilt fabric on borders.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Period :  18th Century
  • Height in cm : 26 cm
  • Width in cm : 48 cm
  • Depth in cm : 5 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014091345