27th May 2020 10:30 GMT/BST

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

 
Lot 4009
 

4009

An 18th Century Ivory Brisé Fan, the two guards and twenty five inner sticks attractively...

An 18th Century Ivory Brisé Fan, the two guards and twenty five inner sticks attractively painted with a scene of two 18th century couples picnicking in style by the river, a table covered in green cloth beside them, one lady occupied with a musical instrument and a musician leaning against a tree to the left, a spotted dog attempting to gain his attention. The guards and gorge are painted with chinoiserie, the central gold cartouche complementing the gold border around the scene. The verso shows the outline of the recto scene, the gorge with chinoiserie in subdued colours. Tortoiseshell thumb guards. Green silk ribbon. Guard length 8.25 inches or 21cm

Sold for £220
Estimated at £250 - £350


 

. the paint is rubbed on the guards, and in places on the main body of the fan. Edges of the inner sticks have small losses here and there. When closed, the upper guard is seen to be somewhat warped. Ribbon sound.

Auction: Fans and Fancies - Online Only, 27th May 2020

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

View all lots in this sale

Sell one like this

If you've got a similar item to sell, complete the valuation form below and one of our experts will get in touch. 

Images

Drag and drop .jpg images here to upload, or click here to select images.