London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
a novelty fan of cotton painted with children paddling, with beach huts beyond, with wooden sticks stamped Gebr. Rodeck Patent, the lower guardstick set with a thermometer,--13in. (33cm), Viennese, circa 1880; and Queen Isabel II and Don Francisco de Asis, a bullfighting fan, inscribed with monogram 'FR', the mother of pearl sticks pierced and gilt,--10in. (27cm), circa 1845 (one stick broken) (2)
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