Continental folding fan - Pierced mother of pearl, overpainted lithographed paper leaf on both faces - 19th century

Description
Continental folding fan - Pierced mother of pearl, overpainted lithographed paper leaf on both faces - 19th century
Italy

A gorgeous folding hand fan. Ornately pierced sticks and guards. Openwork with with goldish and silver inlaid details.
The leaf is double sided hand overpainted lithograhs depicting courting scenes.
In general good condition, one stick seems to be from another fan. See detailed pictures.
France or Italy circa 1820.
25cms folded.

Lot details
Object
Continental folding fan
Material
Pierced mother of pearl, overpainted lithographed paper leaf on both faces
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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