Fan Depicting The Abduction Of Helen - French Sticks And Guards, Italian Vellum Leaf, Gold, Mother-Of-Pearl, Topazes And Diamonds c.1750 - The Royal Collection

Fan Depicting The Abduction Of Helen - French Sticks And Guards, Italian Vellum Leaf, Gold, Mother-Of-Pearl, Topazes And Diamonds - The Royal Collection

A RARE FABERGÉ JEWELLED GOLD FAN, WORKMASTER HENRIK WIGSTRÖM, ST PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1910

A rare Fabergé jeweled gold fan, work master Henrik Wigström, Saint Petersburg,

Fan  Date: 1860–79 Culture: European Medium: tortoiseshell, paper, mother-of-pearl, metal, silk Dimensions: 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)

Fan Date: Culture: European Medium: tortoiseshell, paper, mother-of-pearl, metal, silk Dimensions: 10 in.

Fan The luminous pastel colors are an outstanding feature of this fan. Typical of fan designs, this one is replete with contrasting imagery.  The elaborate sticks have a decidedly Chinese aesthetic but depict the Three Graces from Greek mythology that represent joy, charm, and beauty.  This imagery in turn contrasts greatly with the pastoral scene of a goat herder.

Fan Date: second quarter century Culture: Scottish (probably) Medium: ivory, mother-of-pearl, parchment, gouache Dimensions: 11 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,

Fan Date: 1745–55 Culture: European Medium: ivory, mineral, paper, gouache, paint Dimensions: 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the executors of the estate of Clara M. Blum in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Blum, 1966

Fan Date: Culture: European Medium: ivory, mineral, paper, gouache, paint Dimensions: 10 in.

Augusta Auctions, April 17, 2013 - NYC: Three Paper Leaf Fans, 1840-1890

Three Paper Leaf Fans, All with figural painted paper leafs, one with bone guards and horn sticks and two with bone sticks and guards

Trompe-L'Oeil Lace Fan Previously Owned By Queen Charlotte And Presented To Queen Mary, 1939 - The Royal Collection

Trompe-L'Oeil Lace French Fan c. 1750 Owned By Queen Charlotte And Presented to Queen Mary In 1939 (The Royal Collection)

DORADO

hand fan - these large 180 degrees fans were popular in this period

Brisé fan Date: first quarter 18th century Culture: probably French Medium: ivory, oil paint, paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Orme Wilson, 1954

First quarter century, probably France - Brisé fan - Ivory, oil paint, paper

Beautiful antique blue hand fan owned by Marie Antoinette.

--I think a fan, even those little Chinese folding fans are just fun to collect!

A JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL FAN  MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903

A JEWELLED TWO-COLOUR GOLD-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GUILLOCHÉ ENAMEL FAN MARKED FABERGÉ, WITH THE WORKMASTER'S MARK OF MICHAEL PERCHIN, ST PETERSBURG, 1899-1903

Fan of  Elegant Woman from front and back. 1830's. The Victoria and Albert Museum.

Magnificent Fan of Elegant Woman from front and back. The Victoria and Albert Museum.

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