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Folding Fan & Box

Description

FAN (A): Thirteen sticks and two guards of ivory; sticks are pierced and inalid with silver (motifs of birds and scroll and base with flower); guards have inlaid meander; leaf of white kid is painted with watercolor: center oval medallion shows village scene of farmers cutting hay, with horse and wagon at left, and houses, bridge and river in the distance; on left side of medallion is a gold sheep resting on bed of flowers; on right side is same sheep with beehive; delicate floral gardland; on reverse is a red watercolor floral spray; guard sticks are pierced and have pink/coral silk backing. BOX (B): (not original to fan:) Blue paper, green lining; top missing.

Details

Maker
Duvelleroy, J. (Maker)
Date
1800-1833
Inscriptions
FAN: Handwritten on back of guard stick: ""Lotz / 2"". BOX: Printed fan-shaped label: ""DUVELLEROX / Pass. des Panoramas, 17. / et Rue de la Paix, 15.""
Location of origin
Paris & London
Material
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
kidskin
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Beehive
beehives (apiaries)
FAN & BOX
fans (costume accessories)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Kid
kidskin
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
Sheep
sheep (genus)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
Village
villages
Accession Number
1925.723AB
GUSN
30732

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