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The White Peacock, signed A[dolphe] Thomasse, the shaped silk leaf painted with a white peacock, and embroidered with gilt sequins, the verso signed Duvelleroy, the horn sticks carved and pierced with feathers, cloute with steel and paste - 10in. (26cm.), circa 1905- 1908

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The White Peacock, signed A[dolphe] Thomasse, the shaped silk leaf painted with a white peacock, and embroidered with gilt sequins, the verso signed Duvelleroy, the horn sticks carved and pierced with feathers, cloute with steel and paste - 10in. (26cm.), circa 1905- 1908

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Adolphe Thomasse (1850-1930)
This is a similar pose to the blue peacock exhibited, L'Eventail Mirroir de la Belle Epoque, 1985, no.30 but not identical, the signature is to the right not the left and the sticks more elaborate and similar to those used by Duvelleroy for L'Eventail Point de Hongrie, plate 85.
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