Lot 198: 19thc French Mother of Pearl Silk & Lace Opera Fan
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Late 19th Century French opera hand fan. Hand-painted silk center focal area, depicting a beautiful classical maiden on the left, with a cupid holding bow & arrow on the right, with Belgian lace making up thebalance of the fan. Mother of pearl ribs with pierced boning. * rib on far right is broken, with 1/2" chip missing, tears / cracking to the silk on outside ribs, other wise nice for display. 15" W X 9" H.