The carving on this pierced ivory brise fan appears to be European and it was probably owned by a member of the Gell family. The ribbon threaded through the sticks of the fan has broken in places.


  • Title: Ivory brise fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1805/1810
  • Provenance: Gell family of Hopton Hall (D8760/F/OBJ/2/1)
  • Subject Keywords: Fans, Fashion, Accessories

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