27th May 2020 10:30 GMT/BST

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

 
Lot 4027
 

4027

A Novelty Cigar Cockade Fan, from the outside appearing as a genuine cigar, with red and gold label

A Novelty Cigar Cockade Fan, from the outside appearing as a genuine cigar, with red and gold label bearing the name of "B. Perez Mendez El Guajiro", the lid pulling up to reveal a cream paper cockade fan, simply painted with fresh pink flowers and green leaves. Together with a second cockade fan, this time comprising two simple sticks covered in black leather, caught together at the bottom with a metal catch, opening to reveal a shaped black fabric leaf painted with swathes of gold, silver and ginger. The verso is plain. Height when opened 12.25 inches or 31.5cm. Thirdly, an Italian olive wood souvenir cockade fan of the type produced in Sorrento, late 19th century, this example painted with a bird in flight and "Ricordo" (souvenir), a mirror inset into the verso. On pulling the upper cord a cockade paper fan emerges, with a light design of flowers and a scrolling border. The leaf retracts when the lower cord is pulled (3)

Sold for £110
Estimated at £50 - £70


 

. All appear in good serviceable order with smooth actions.

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

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