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Fan  Semi circular fan with punched ivory ends and fingers decorated with silver sequins. Covered with white paper, decorated with gold scrolls one side and family in court dress playing in a garden painted in multi-colours on the other side. Designed to be changed.  Size: Guard: 23 cm.    Place: France    Object Type: fan    Actual Date: c. 1850    Century: 19th century    Materials: Paper, Ivory, Gold    Museum Accession Number: 1963.L.93-G/CST.1446

Fan Semi circular fan with punched ivory ends and fingers decorated with silver sequins. Covered with white paper, decorated with gold scrolls one side and family in court dress playing in a garden painted in multi-colours on the other side. Designed to be changed. Size: Guard: 23 cm. Place: France Object Type: fan Actual Date: c. 1850 Century: 19th century Materials: Paper, Ivory, Gold Museum Accession Number: 1963.L.93-G/CST.1446

Jewellery period "the Renaissance". End of the 16 century   Silver, shell; gilding   Kunsthistorisches Museum   Vienna   Germany

Jewellery period "the Renaissance". End of the 16 century Silver, shell; gilding Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna Germany

Jewellery period "the Renaissance". Nautilus Cup    Silver, clam shell Nautilus; Gold inlay   Museum of silverware   Florence

Jewellery period "the Renaissance". Nautilus Cup Silver, clam shell Nautilus; Gold inlay Museum of silverware Florence

Detail: Nautilus shell and gilded gold at the Applied Arts Museum in Budapest

Detail: Nautilus shell and gilded gold at the Applied Arts Museum in Budapest