A Grand Tour fan, the chickenskin leaf painted with a large central vignette, possibly of the Tomb of Cecilia Metalla in Rome, shouldered by two small vignettes painted with doves en grisaille, the verso with sprays of flowers, the ivory sticks carved, pierced, painted and gilt--8in. (20cm.), circa 1810
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A Grand Tour fan, the chickenskin leaf painted with a large central vignette, possibly of the Tomb of Cecilia Metalla in Rome, shouldered by two small vignettes painted with doves en grisaille, the verso with sprays of flowers, the ivory sticks carved, pierced, painted and gilt--8in. (20cm.), circa 1810

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A Grand Tour fan, the chickenskin leaf painted with a large central vignette, possibly of the Tomb of Cecilia Metalla in Rome, shouldered by two small vignettes painted with doves en grisaille, the verso with sprays of flowers, the ivory sticks carved, pierced, painted and gilt--8in. (20cm.), circa 1810
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