A rare trompe l'oeil fan with a map of Northern Italy, the chicken skin leaf painted with an oval map of the Veneto, Milan, Parma, Genoa, etc. and Corsica within a trompe l'oeil lace frame, and two rectangular drawings of figures playing boules and others playing cards, also framed in trompe l'oeil lace, against a simulated tortoiseshell ground, the ivory sticks carved and pierced with flowers and painted with Chinese figures--11in., the leaf Italian circa 1760
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A rare trompe l'oeil fan with a map of Northern Italy, the chicken skin leaf painted with an oval map of the Veneto, Milan, Parma, Genoa, etc. and Corsica within a trompe l'oeil lace frame, and two rectangular drawings of figures playing boules and others playing cards, also framed in trompe l'oeil lace, against a simulated tortoiseshell ground, the ivory sticks carved and pierced with flowers and painted with Chinese figures--11in., the leaf Italian circa 1760

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A rare trompe l'oeil fan with a map of Northern Italy, the chicken skin leaf painted with an oval map of the Veneto, Milan, Parma, Genoa, etc. and Corsica within a trompe l'oeil lace frame, and two rectangular drawings of figures playing boules and others playing cards, also framed in trompe l'oeil lace, against a simulated tortoiseshell ground, the ivory sticks carved and pierced with flowers and painted with Chinese figures--11in., the leaf Italian circa 1760
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.

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