Germany: Empire Folding FanGermany: Empire Folding Fan
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Empire-style folding fan

Beautiful folding fan with coloured copper engravings on both sides.

Front: A young couple is overheard by Eros, who is hiding behind a willow. Painted golden bordures framing the scene.

Back: A vignette with two Ladies holding a conversation, at the sides painted roses and leafs.

The leaf is made of paper (front) and swans skin (back) with coloured copper engravings on both sides. The fan´s skeleton made of carved ivory with a golden rivet.

Span width: 21 cm x 40 cm

Date: Germany (?) around 1810

Very good condition

€ 380,-

*For art objects made of ivory special export declarations (CITES) must be submitted to the customs office