13 December 2019
A FRENCH MOTHER-OF-PEARL FAN
With lace-edged silk gauze leaf painted with lilies and orange blossom, with a central gilt crown above the name 'LOUISE', in white satin Duvelroy box
13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) long
Probably Queen Louise of Denmark (1817-1898).
H.R.H. The Duchess of Gloucester, later Princess Alice (1901-2004).
Previously loaned to the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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