One hundred years of fashion & accesories. Victorian Antique Hand Painted Gold Leaf Carved Mother of Pearl Folding Fan. This antique Victorian era hand painted gold leaf carved mother of pearl folding fan dates from the mid 19th century. It is made of a hand painted over print on pleated paper with a lovely 18th century European vignette of beautiful maidens and gentleman frolicking in the countryside on one side and a simple thatched roof house with flowers on the back side. This fabulous folding fan has exquisitely elaborate intricately carved and pierced mother of pearl sticks and guards with gold leaf foil inserts and a mother of pearl rivet holding the fan together at the bottom. The fan measures 10 1/2 inches long and 19 inches wide when opened. It is in good condition, with only a few small old patched mended repairs on the paper (see close-ups). This is truly a rare and exceptional piece of antique Victoriana fan art! Items come from a nonsmoking environment. The item “Victorian Antique Hand Painted Gold Leaf Carved Mother of Pearl Folding Fan Vtg” is in sale since Saturday, June 04, 2016. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Hand Fans”. The seller is “1860-1960″ and is located in San Mateo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Decade: Pre 1920
- Material: Paper
- Look: Victorian
- Occasion: Formal