Wedding fan, Louis XVI period, circa 1780
Wedding fan. Ivory sticks and guards sculpted, carved and gilded. The leaf is painted of a couple in front of the altar of love, and the attributes of love. Superb flowers are also painted and the leaf is embroidered with sequins and gold metal wire reinforcing the relief. In its original wooden box. It measures 10,82 inches closed and about 19,68 inches in diameter.
France, circa 1780.