Victorian fans: Two French Vernis Martin Painted Fans
Victorian fans, Bone fans, painted with gouache “Vernis Martin”. They are painted with gallant scenes inspired by the 18th century on the first sides and landscapes on the reverse. They are signed “Subline”. Tortoiseshell plating on the heads. They are 7,48 inches long closed and 12,99 inches in diameter open.
France, circa 1900.