Fan. Handheld folding paper fan, painted on both sides.

France?, ca 1870.

22-rod rack of bone, the outer ones ornamentally decorated, with mounted lithographed paper screen. Ca 25 cm.


Decorative neo-rococo paper fan with typical classical and mythological scenes on the folded paper screen, blending into floral golden rococo motifs near the edges. The outer rods are decorated with ornamental applications, some made of mother-of-pearl.

Several applications loosened or lost, several large tears to paper folds, slight damage, some gluestains on the reverse; a small repair.

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