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Pierced and carved ivory, painted in polychrome with a central vignette of classical scene well executed and a curved upper border of oak leaves and acorns. Seven tiny brilliants in rosette button, tubular rivet. Tubular pressed paper case with detachable cover (somewhat squashed), coloured pink, and bearing a rectangular white paper label printed in black: 'B. COKER, Fan Maker./Wholesale & Retail/No: 118, Fleet=Street, London.\NB Fans neatly Repaired.'
Brisé fan of pierced and carved ivory, painted. Seven tiny brilliants in rosette button, tubular rivet.
length: (guard): 25.3
late 18th century
M.4 & A-1936 (Applied Arts)