“Flowers for Cupid” Painted Ivory Brise Fan

350.00

Beautiful, large brisé fan made of highly polished ivory sticks connected via a pale pink coloured ribbon. The front of the fan is beautifully handpainted with a maiden picking flowers in a meadow, accompanied by Cupid. The fan has age-appropriate patina, a pale pink silk tassel and carrying ring attached.

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Description

Origin: Austria or Germany

Date: 1860-1880

This beautiful and large brisé fan is made of highly polished ivory sticks that are connected via a pale pink coloured ribbon (replaced at some point in the past). The front of the fan is beautifully handpainted with a maiden picking flowers in a meadow, accompanied by Cupid. The fan has age-appropriate patina. The fan has a pale pink silk tassel and carrying ring attached.

Length: 8″ (20.5 cm) Width: 14.5″ (37 cm)

Condition: Near perfect, with a a hairline in one of the sticks – nothing of note (see photos).