Spanish, probably for French market
Object Place: Spain, probably for French market
56 cm (22 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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White feather with painted and gilt floral swags, bird and decorative motifs mounted on sticks and tipped with marabou feathers. Carved and pierced ivory sticks with gilt-silver details. Flirting mirror on obverse guard, gilt frame, held by small blue, orange and black feathered bird; gold foil backing on guards. Mother-of-pearl thumbpieces. White silk and gilt-silver tassel depends from stylized brass ring. Condition: bird on guard much worn.