1775-1790, England - Fan with painted gray-white paper leaf - Small painted and silvered sprays of flowers in manner of Spitalsfield silks; light brown paper band at top. Carved ivory sticks, blades form decorative motif when closed. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.
1825, England - Fan - Brisé minuet fan. Pierced horn sticks heavily ornamented with gilt; heads carved in alternating pagoda and Gothic shapes; painted scene with chinoiserie figures center; brown silk connecting ribbon. Mother-of-pearl rings on rivet.