Painted fan: 19th century
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Painted fan: 19th century

Unknown

© Museum of London

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Painted fan with a view of the colosseum on the vellum leaf. The guard sticks are of mother-of-pearl overlaid with chased gold floral openwork, incorporating a panel with the date '1er Janvier 1828'. On each stick there are three circular compartments containing hair under rock crystal covers, bordered with cabochon amathysts, garnets and emeralds. Roman leaf, mounted possibly in Paris in 1828. The hair compartiments were added later.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1828 AD - 1828 AD
 

Image Number

001290
 

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