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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 194

    THREE FANS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE FANS
    A FAN, THE GAUZE LEAF PAINTED WITH FLORAL SWAGS AND SPANGLED, THE IVORY STICKS PIERCED AND PAINTED,--9.5IN. (24CM), IN BOX, MID-19TH CENTURY; ANOTHER FAN, THE BLACK GAUZE LEAF PAINTED WITH CHERUBS AND BUTTERFLIES, THE TORTOISESHELL STICKS PIERCED,--14IN. (35.5CM), 1880S; AND A THIRD FAN, THE PAPER LEAF PRINTED WITH SCENES OF LONDON, THE WOODEN STICKS STAMPED 'HATCHETT'S RESTAURANT PICCADILLY LONDON' (3)


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    HATCHETT'S RESTUARANT IN PICCADILLY EVOLVED FROM THE STAGE COACH TRADE IN THE 1860S, AND IN THE EARLY PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY WAS A POPULAR VENUE FOR DINING AND DANCING, SECOND ONLY TO THE THE CAFé DE PARIS.

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    Provenance

    ALMOST CERTAINLY H.R.H. PRINCESS MARY, THE PRINCESS ROYAL, COUNTESS OF HAREWOOD (1897-1965).