One fan with ivory carved sticks, showing three ba

c. 1785 in London
Clarke and Company

One fan with ivory carved sticks, showing three balloon scenes, one bordered with metal sequins, height 28cm opening to 48 cm. Contained when folded in a contemporary English fan case, c32x5x5cm. Label on case reads: Fans for Exportation. Clarke & Co, Fan Makers to their Royal Highness's the Dutchess & Princess of Gloucester. At their Warehouse No. 26 Strand (near Charing Cross) NB Inventors of the Pocket Sliding Fans.


Penn-Gaskell Collection
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fan case
Penn-Gaskell Collection

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