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Fan

Fan
Title
Fan
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Mother of pearl, silk, lace, paint, metal, cardboard
Dimensions 
Overall (fan opened): 22 x 12 x 1 in. (55.9 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm) Box: 1 3/4 x 12 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.4 x 30.8 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Fan with mother of pearl guards and sticks, lace-trimmed beige silk leaf with rustic landscape with figures, including an amorous couple at center, painted in pink and white, and metal handle; rectangular white satin-covered cardboard box.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Ann Wickes Brewer
Object Number 
1970.32b
Marks 
handwritten in ink: on inner edge of one guard: "GESLIN A PARIS" painted: on obverse of leaf: "Ch Savoye" stamped in gold: inside lid of box: "GESLIN / MAISON DORÉE"
Gallery Label 
This fan was formerly in the collection of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group