Yellow and Purple Butterfly Art Nouveau Fan

155.00

Art Nouveau fan made of iridescent mother of pearl sticks and a single black silk leaf. The front of the fan is handpainted with purple and yellow flowers, butterflies and wheat ears.

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Description

Origin: France

Date: 1895-1905

This very pretty turn of the century Art Nouveau fan is made of iridescent mother of pearl sticks and a single black silk leaf. The front of the fan is handpainted with purple and greenish-yellow flowers, butterflies and wheat ears. The leaf also has sequins and spangles attached.
This fan comes in its original, purple silk lined retail box.
Length: 9.5″ (24.5 cm) Width: 18″ (45.5 cm)

Condition: Very good, with a professional antique repair (almost certainly by a jeweller) on the backing guardstick.