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Description

Mother of pearl sticks, carved and pierced with scrolls and flowers, with center medallion with man and woman in 18th Century dress; paper leaf painted with scene of shepherd and shepherdess, sheep, men and women in 18th C. costume; on other side, scene of two men and three women in 18th C. costume eating berries; gilt border; white silk tassel.

Details

Maker
Possibly Voisin-Vanier, A. (Maker)
Date
1850s-1860s
Inscriptions
Artist's initials ""J P"" on proper right side near boy holding basket of flowers. (See also inscriptions on accompanying Fan Box, 1930.157).
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
carving (processes)
hand coloring
lithography
mother of pearl
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Lithography
lithography
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Pastoral
Pierced
piercing
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1930.156
GUSN
33156

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