A group of five fans, French, Austrian and Spanish, various dates
comprising an ivory fan, probably French, the sticks and guard circa 1750, the later leaf signed and dated 1901, painted with Spanish dancers, the reverse with the arms of the Bourbon-Parma family; a tortoiseshell and black Chantilly lace fan, Gebrüder Rodeck, Vienna, late 19th century, in black silk case with a gold inscription reading: 'Gebr. Rodeck / K.u.K. Hoflieferanten / Wien'; a large ivory and satin commemorative fan, Spanish, circa 1880, painted with a rose, surrounded by various signatures and dates in red ink; a painted pierced and carved ivory and mother-and-pearl fan, probably German, circa 1750, the paper leaf painted with country folk in a landscape en grisaille, in a purple silk case for A.R. Serra, Madrid; and a wood fan with red lacquered guards, Case de Diego, Madrid, mid-20th century, the leaf sketched with a stag, inscribed 'Desendole, Señora, muchos corros / como este / Yebes, Junio 947', in a brown leather case; and a parasol handle, Carl Maurer, Vienna, circa 1900, the terminal of alternating nephrite and faceted crystal rings, gold collar, tortoiseshell stem, maker's mark, Viennese gold standard mark, 30cm, 11 3/4in.
fans 13.5cm, 9in. to 35cm, 13 1/4in. long