Collection of five European ivory, tortoiseshell, and lace fans

£3,500

This beautiful set of fans includes examples carved from ivory, two tortoiseshell fans with lace and feather blades, and a Spanish fan with a depiction of the Alhambra palace.

 

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Description

This fine set of European fans includes five different examples: four French fans and one Spanish. The Spanish fan features an image of the Alhambra palace painted onto a vignette on the lace. The French fans include two examples carved from ivory, one tortoiseshell fan with feather blades, and another tortoiseshell fan with finely embroidered lace blades.

Lace fan: Height 34cm, width when open 64cm, width when closed 3cm, depth 3cm
Smaller ivory fan: Height 20cm, width when open 32cm, width when closed 2.5cm, depth 2cm

Details

Country of Origin
Continental
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Material
Ivory, Tortoiseshell, Lace, Feather
Colour
Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
34 cm / 13.4 inches
Width
64 cm / 25.2 inches
Depth
3 cm / 1.2 inches

Reference:
3834b

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