27th May 2020 10:30 GMT/BST

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

 
Lot 4037
 

4037

A Very Tiny 19th Century White Mother-of-Pearl Carnet De Bal, the upper guard incised with a...

A Very Tiny 19th Century White Mother-of-Pearl Carnet De Bal, the upper guard incised with a scrolling design of flowers and leaves, the lower guard plain. Five ivory inner sticks or "pages" for recording the names of dance partners, and a tiny pencil within a curled metal holder attached at the side. A delicate chain holds a finger ring. Guard length 2.75 inches or 7cm. Together with an ivory fan circa 1900, the cream gauze leaf embroidered with several horizontal bands of tiny silver sequins, the widest band forming large flower heads. The monture is completely piqué with steel. Contained in a cream, silk-lined fan box, unlabelled. Guard length 9.5 inches or 24cm (2)

Sold for £70
Estimated at £80 - £120


 

. The leaf of the piqué fan is split centrally in 3 places.

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

Fans and Fancies - Online Only

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