Fan signed Billotey, by Ernest Kees Paris circa 1890
Fan signed Billotey. The leaf is in silk painted and signed on the right by Billotey. The frame is in mother-of-pearl engraved and beautifully carved of branches and flowers. Towards the left center of the sheet, a part is more rigid and slightly stained, it has probably been glued, but it remains discreet, see the photos. The whole fan remains in good condition. Signature on the back of the house Kees. In its original cardboard box and silk interior, marked in gold letters “Ernest Kees, fan factory, 9 boulevard des capucines, Paris”. It measures 13,78 inches long closed and 25,98 inches in diameter.
France, circa 1890.