'The Embarkation'. A mother of pearl fan, French or Italian, circa 1750
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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- 'The Embarkation'. A mother of pearl fan, French or Italian, circa 1750
- leaf, mother of pearl
- 27.6cm., 10 7/8 in. long
the double paper leaf painted with the embarkation of a queen, followed by her retinue, the reverse with Diana and her attendants in a bushy riverscape, the mother of pearl sticks carved and pierced with musicians and animals against diaper pattern, steel pivot, with a red card box
For a fan painted with an almost identical subject, see Sotheby's London, 1 November 2017, lot 763.