Mother of pearl, silk, lace, paint, metal, cardboard
Overall (fan opened): 22 x 12 x 1 in. (55.9 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm) Box: 1 3/4 x 12 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.4 x 30.8 x 4.1 cm )
handwritten in ink: on inner edge of one guard: "GESLIN A PARIS" painted: on obverse of leaf: "Ch Savoye" stamped in gold: inside lid of box: "GESLIN / MAISON DORÉE"
Fan with mother of pearl guards and sticks, lace-trimmed beige silk leaf with rustic landscape with figures, including an amorous couple at center, painted in pink and white, and metal handle; rectangular white satin-covered cardboard box.
This fan was formerly in the collection of Mrs. Forsyth Wickes.
Gift of Mrs. Ann Wickes Brewer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.