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Fan and box

Description

Folding; carved ivory sticks and guards w/ gilt inlay; paper leaf w/ both sides painted w/ scenes of men and women; printed garland border in gold on both sides; ornate arched metal loop w/ tassel of green silk and metallic thread; center hinged folding fan in half. Box: wooden covered w/ textured black paper; tapers at one end (round); lid attached at side; 2 metal closures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Stamped on leaf: ""No 723/ lithdepault"" Stamped on exterior guards: ""BREVETE S.G.D.G.""
Material
carving (processes)
gilding
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
FAN
fans (equipment)
Gilded
gilding
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1935.934AB
GUSN
38034

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