London, South Kensington
22 May 2001
Trois Tetes Sous un Bonnet, a Revolutionary wooden brise fan, applied with a hand-coloured etching with a allegory of the Three Estates; a stipple portrait of Necker printed in colours; and another stipple portrait - 11in. (27cm.), French, circa 1789 - 1791 (worn, lacks pin)
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Jacques Necker (1732-1804) was re-instated as minister of finance in 1788.
The Estates General were summoned in 1789.
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