London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
A FINE THEATRICAL FAN
the leaf painted in the manner of Moucheron with a theatrical scene, probably Mozart's Entfuhrung aus den Serial, the verso with lovebirds and a garland of flowers, the ivory sticks carved, pierced and gilt,-- 11in. (27cm.), Dutch, circa 1770
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A fan painted with a similar scene but with children in the background and showing less of the proscenium was sold at Christie's South Kensington, A Collection of Important Fans, 12 May 1994 lot73.
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