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Fan  Date: 18th century Culture: French Medium: paper, ivory http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/80053937

Fan Date: 18th century Culture: French Medium: paper, ivory http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/80053937

French, Napoleon III era 'carnet de bal' or dance card, in the form of a fan, with MOP covers, 6 Ivory pages or leaves, & a Gilt chain & finger (or chatelaine) ring & dating to around 1850.  The front & rear covers are made from Mother of Pearl, & feature chamfered edges, with the front cover having a thin, twin tone Gold leaf floral & foliate inlay.

French, Napoleon III era 'carnet de bal' or dance card, in the form of a fan, with MOP covers, 6 Ivory pages or leaves, & a Gilt chain & finger (or chatelaine) ring & dating to around 1850. The front & rear covers are made from Mother of Pearl, & feature chamfered edges, with the front cover having a thin, twin tone Gold leaf floral & foliate inlay.

FRENCH ANTIQUE CARVED  BLONDE HORN HAND HELD FAN. EARLY 19TH CENTURY

FRENCH ANTIQUE CARVED BLONDE HORN HAND HELD FAN. EARLY 19TH CENTURY

1850's French fan carnet de bal danse note book.  Sterling Silver

1850's French fan carnet de bal danse note book. Sterling Silver

“Thousand faces” fan, detail,  Chinese, ca. 1850  Two painted paper leaves with applied ivory faces and silk robes and tortoise shell sticks and guards.  Gift of Dr. Lotar and Luanna Stahlecker, KSUM 2004.31.69

“Thousand faces” fan, detail, Chinese, ca. 1850 Two painted paper leaves with applied ivory faces and silk robes and tortoise shell sticks and guards. Gift of Dr. Lotar and Luanna Stahlecker, KSUM 2004.31.69

Monkey Trainer  猿曳図扇面  Japanese, Edo period, 17th century  Artist Unknown, Japanese, Fan; ink, colors, and gold on paper, MFA

Monkey Trainer 猿曳図扇面 Japanese, Edo period, 17th century Artist Unknown, Japanese, Fan; ink, colors, and gold on paper, MFA

The eruption of... ribbons, fan circa 1825-30 - Catalogue 19th century fans - Fan d'éventails

The eruption of... ribbons, fan circa 1825-30 - Catalogue 19th century fans - Fan d'éventails

The dance of the angels, Marie Dumas fan, late 19th - Catalogue Art Nouveau fans - Fan d'éventails

The dance of the angels, Marie Dumas fan, late 19th - Catalogue Art Nouveau fans - Fan d'éventails

Loves of Marie Dumas, a Duvelleroy fan circa 1890

Loves of Marie Dumas, a Duvelleroy fan circa 1890

spagnolo

spagnolo

Musical air, a Marie Dumas fan circa 1890 - Catalogue New fans April 2014 - Fan d'éventails

Musical air, a Marie Dumas fan circa 1890 - Catalogue New fans April 2014 - Fan d'éventails

Eventail avec des scènes gravées représentant l'histoire d'Actéon. 1580s Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance

Eventail avec des scènes gravées représentant l'histoire d'Actéon. 1580s Ecouen, musée national de la Renaissance

The turtledoves, a Marie Dumas fan circa 1890 - Catalogue 19th century fans - Fan d'éventails

The turtledoves, a Marie Dumas fan circa 1890 - Catalogue 19th century fans - Fan d'éventails

Le chien n'est pas mélomane Eventail, la feuille en papier chromolithographié

Le chien n'est pas mélomane Eventail, la feuille en papier chromolithographié