Fan

Object Number: 
INV.771
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Ivory, paper, silver, mother of pearl, other metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 10 1/2 x 1 x 1 in. ( 26.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Fan with carved and pierced ivory guards and pierced ivory sticks with applied silver decoration, and paper leaf with color-printed scenes on obverse and reverse; obverse with multiple figures in idealized landscape, including female figure holding cornucopia and seated in golden chariot drawn by a pair of goats at center; reverse with two male and two female figures catching butterflies at a spring; metal handle and rivet with mother of pearl buttons.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group