Fan made of stamped paper leaf (decoupe), pleated and pierced, and painted in watercolour with trails of flowers on the recto and sprigs on the verso. Ivory guards carved with a figure of a woman with a basket, backed with mother-of-pearl. Carved ivory sticks. Paste rivet.


  • Title: Fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1750/1770
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 29.2 cm open maximum, Width: 52 cm open maximum, Length: 11.25 in
  • Provenance: Given by HM Queen Mary
  • Medium: Stamped paper leaf, pleated, pierced and painted, carved ivory or bone, mother-of-pearl, paste

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