the chickenskin leaf painted with figures fishing in the Campagna, the verso with a capriccio of a fortified city, the mother of pearl sticks carved, pierced, silvered and gilt with a lady and Cupid - 11.5in. (28cm), the leaf Italian, probably Genoese, the sticks French, circa 1740 (repairs to stick, one fold slightly split)
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The recto of this fan is the same as lot 107, An Important Collection of Fans, Christie's South Kensington, 11 June 1991.

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