Austrian (Vienna, Gebruder Rodeck)
about 1870

Object Place: Gebruder Rodeck, Vienna, Austria


30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Vellum; painted

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Fan with painted vellum and silk leaf. Obverse: pastoral vignette of man offering wreath to woman with sheep, woman with flower rear, three sheep to sides, signed “G. Goupy”; gilt decorative borders, white vellum leaf. Reverse: vignette of cupid knocking at door, face peering out; gilt decorative borders, beige silk leaf. Ivory sticks, obverse guard: gilt silver floral motif ornamented with pearls, turquoise and two painted enamel plaques of cupid with dove; reverse guard: silver plaque etched “Hélène.” Turquoise studs in rivet. Silver ring.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection