• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 939

    A COLLECTION OF FANS

    18TH TO 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF FANS
    18TH TO 19TH CENTURY
    COMPRISING A FRENCH FAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE PIERCED IVORY LEAVES CARVED WITH PASTORAL MOTIFS, THE PAPER PAINTED WITH A PASTORAL SCENE; ANOTHER FRENCH FAN, THE BONE LEAVES PIERCED WITH FOLIATE AND CHINESE FRETWORK MOTIFS, THE PAPER PAINTED WITH SWAGS; A PIERCED IVORY FAN PAINTED WITH FLORAL SWAGS, MID 19TH CENTURY; A MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND LACE FAN, 19TH CENTURY; AND A CHINESE IVORY, PAINTED AND SILK-STITCH SILK AND IVORY FAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    29.3 TO 16.4 CM. LONG (5)


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