1730-1740, Europe - Fan - Skin leaf etched and painted in gouache; pierced, carved, and gilded sticks backed with mother-of-pearl; paste - Obverse: center vignette of man showing a man and a young woman oval painting of a young man, columns, balustrade behind, cityscape in background; surrounded by printed “lace” design on blue striped background with flowering vines; fly on lace right
Vintage Fan: Early Century Dutch This fan was given by the Duke of Coburg to Princess Victoria (afterwards Queen) in century fans were still seen as appropriate gifts of quality in the century even for royalty
Commemorative fan of Prince Charles Edward Stuart claiming inheritance of English crown in the second Jacobite Rebellion Engraved and hand-painted paper leaf. Prince attended by Mars (Cameron of Lochiel) and Bellona (Flora MacDonald) center.
France - Printed fan after costume print - Paper leaf. Printed, hand-colored scene of two women having tea, small dog right, signed “SL against brown background ornamented with hand-cut steel sequins; narrow silver band at top.