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A fan, finely painted with three couples and a flock of sheep, the reserves painted with shells, flowers and blackberries, the verso with a couple in a pastoral setting, the mother-of-pearl sticks carved, pierced and gilt with figures and putti--10½in. (26.5cm.), French, circa 1750

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A fan, finely painted with three couples and a flock of sheep, the reserves painted with shells, flowers and blackberries, the verso with a couple in a pastoral setting, the mother-of-pearl sticks carved, pierced and gilt with figures and putti--10½in. (26.5cm.), French, circa 1750
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Lot Essay

A very similar fan, with ivory sticks, sold in Christie's South Kensington as lot 133 in the auction of The Fan Collection of Madame Gorand-Hurtès on 25th May 1999.

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