Object Place: Paris, France
Guard: 28 cm (11 in.); maximum open: 54 cm (21 1/4 in.); arc: 170°
Medium or Technique
Skin leaf, painted in oils; carved ivory sticks with gilt details; paste stone
Not On View
Double skin leaf. Obverse: heavily painted scene of Moorish wedding procession. Reverse: Coronet and monogram of Vicountess for whom fan was made, cupids surround, gilt floral border. Narrow gilt band edging. Thirteen carved ivory sticks with cupids, Venus and leaves in high relief with gilt details, diamonds paste studs in rivet. Original maroon leather case with white satin silk lining, inscribed “J. Duvelleroy, Paris. By Appointment London: 167, Regent Street, 167.”
Victor Eeckhout, Tanger
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.