19th century. Ladies fan with ornately pierced and gilt accented ivory sticks with hand embellished oval figural medallion on sticks below paper decorated with figural scenes in architectural cartouches accented in gilt. Verso with additional gilt patterend work in the form of birds, scrolled foliates and vine work and flowers flanking figural scene. Cover with oval mirror to view others socializing. Length (closed) approximately 12".
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