27th May 2020 10:30 GMT/BST

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

 
Lot 4018
 

4018

A Dance Fan, French, circa 1810, a double paper leaf mounted on bone with plain monture and...

A Dance Fan, French, circa 1810, a double paper leaf mounted on bone with plain monture and very tiny gorge. E. PAYNE INV'd Maitre de Danse à Londres" and "Sold at Mr Birchall's Music shop 133 New Bond Street". The top border consists of sections named "Premier, Seconde, Figures des Nouveaux Quadrilles", Cinquième and Sixième", below which, in very small print, appear to be instructions for many dances, with their names, such as "Duc de Berry", "Le Leopold", and "La Liberté". The verso is plain. Guard length 7 and 5/8 inches or 19.5cm

See also lot 2051 in the Fan sale on October 11th. Sold for £420.00 plus charges. This would appear to be a slightly different version of this fan.
Not in the Schreiber Collection.

Sold for £280
Estimated at £300 - £500


 

. Noticeable grain to the bone in particular the guards. The upper guar has broken at the shoulder and at this point the leaf has torn with the bottom inch of so missing. Slight wear to one leaf section, on the lower guard, possibly an old repair. The leaf is generally rather aged in that the internal ribs are visible as brown, but the print is clear unless otherwise noted.

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

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