Awakening Love

Wiese J. (Jeweller), Soldé A.(Painter)

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Fan with pierced and gilt ivory sticks, the guards set with silver gilt plaques, turquoise and seed pearls; signed Wiese.

The canepin leaf is painted on the recto with a seated female surrounded by putti, watched by a male figure from behind a nearby tree; signed A. Soldé.

The verso is painted with a simple rococo style border.

Soldé, A. (French, 1822 – 1893)
Painter of fans, including one sold at an Alexandre fan sale in 1875.

Wiese, J. (German, 1818 – 1890)
Jeweller who moved to Paris to collaborate with Froment-Meurice in 1839. Both jewellers exhibited in the 1862 Paris World Exhibition. He favoured Neo-Gothic and Neo-Renaissance style.

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  • Title: Awakening Love
  • Creator: Wiese J. (Jeweller), Soldé A.(Painter)
  • Date Created: circa 1865
  • Location: France
  • Physical Dimensions: 29 cm
  • Type: Fan
  • Medium: Ivory, canepin, paint, silver

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