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The Fan Collection

Tennants Auctioneers For recommended carriers please see the Important Information section Live Webcast Auction 07 Dec 2018 10:30 GMT

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  • 08:00 GMT - 10:25 GMT
Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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  • The Auction Centre
  • Harmby Road
  • Leyburn
  • North Yorkshire
  • DL8 5SG
  • United Kingdom

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Currency: GBP
Buyer's premium inc. VAT/sales tax: 24.00%
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A Flag Fan or Fixed Hand Screen with a Turned Bone Handle, the flag section made from plaited straw,

Lot 1

A Flag Fan or Fixed Hand Screen with a Turned Bone Handle, the flag section made from plaited straw, a star design to the centre. Overall length 1...

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A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with pierced and carved sticks, and a fairly bulbous head, mounted à

Lot 2

A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with pierced and carved sticks, and a fairly bulbous head, mounted à l'Anglaise with a velum leaf. The recto is pain...

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A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, possibly Dutch, the monture carved, pierced and brightly painted in

Lot 3

A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, possibly Dutch, the monture carved, pierced and brightly painted in mainly shades of red and green, the gorge with ...

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A Slender Mid-18th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the sticks carved, pierced, silvered and gilded,

Lot 4

A Slender Mid-18th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the sticks carved, pierced, silvered and gilded, some of the carved gorge sticks being backed with...

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An 18th Century Ivory Fan, enclosed in a glazed fan shaped wooden display case. The eau de nil

Lot 5

An 18th Century Ivory Fan, enclosed in a glazed fan shaped wooden display case. The eau de nil silk leaf, mounted on carved and pierced ivory stic...

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A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved and pierced, the upper guards with a swan, the

Lot 6

A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved and pierced, the upper guards with a swan, the velum leaf mounted à l'Anglaise and painted recto...

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A 1740's Ivory Fan, the monture beautifully carved and pierced, mother-of-pearl thumb guards to both

Lot 7

A 1740's Ivory Fan, the monture beautifully carved and pierced, mother-of-pearl thumb guards to both guards, themselves carved with Chinese figure...

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An Early 19th Century Wooden Fan, mounted with a sea green double paper leaf, completely plain

Lot 8

An Early 19th Century Wooden Fan, mounted with a sea green double paper leaf, completely plain save for a silver top border. Guard length 9 inches...

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The Judgement of Paris: A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, probably Dutch, the monture pierced and

Lot 9

The Judgement of Paris: A Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, probably Dutch, the monture pierced and silvered, the leaf of velum mounted à l'Anglaise, t...

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A Mid-18th Century Fan in the Chinoiserie Style, découpé, the single paper leaf in silver and

Lot 10

A Mid-18th Century Fan in the Chinoiserie Style, découpé, the single paper leaf in silver and mounted à l'Anglaise on pierced and carved ivory sti...

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A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and painted, the carving creating interest

Lot 11

A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and painted, the carving creating interest when the fan is laid closed on its side. The ...

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An Early to Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with carved and pierced monture, the sticks slender, the

Lot 12

An Early to Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with carved and pierced monture, the sticks slender, the gorge carved in several bands and painted in soft...

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A Fan for a Friend: A Mid-18th Century German Fan, the bone sticks simply shaped, and plain. The

Lot 13

A Fan for a Friend: A Mid-18th Century German Fan, the bone sticks simply shaped, and plain. The double paper leaf is printed and hand coloured wi...

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France, 1787, A Printed Fan, with double leaf mounted on carved bone sticks, the upper guards

Lot 14

France, 1787, A Printed Fan, with double leaf mounted on carved bone sticks, the upper guards lightly painted, the recto featuring a central hand ...

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A French Revolutionary Period Printed Fan, with leaf of printed and hand coloured paper mounted on

Lot 15

A French Revolutionary Period Printed Fan, with leaf of printed and hand coloured paper mounted on bone. The recto shows ''The Optimistic Phase'' ...

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Penitent Lisa, A Tragedy: A French Fan, circa 1770, the double paper leaf mounted on darkly

Lot 16

Penitent Lisa, A Tragedy: A French Fan, circa 1770, the double paper leaf mounted on darkly stained wood sticks with bone thumb guards and probabl...

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Russia, Prussia and Germany, Three Monarchs: An 18th Century French Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan,

Lot 17

Russia, Prussia and Germany, Three Monarchs: An 18th Century French Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan, relating to the death of Frederick the Great in...

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A French Revolutionary Period Printed Fan, 1793, mounted on bone, the double paper leaf printed with

Lot 18

A French Revolutionary Period Printed Fan, 1793, mounted on bone, the double paper leaf printed with the Testament of King Louis XVI, a central st...

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A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Printed Fan, ''New Country Dances'', the double paper leaf mounted on

Lot 19

A Late 18th/Early 19th Century Printed Fan, ''New Country Dances'', the double paper leaf mounted on light coloured and unpolished wood sticks. Th...

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''The New Church Fan'': An Early 18th Century Printed Fan, the double paper leaf mounted on plain

Lot 20

''The New Church Fan'': An Early 18th Century Printed Fan, the double paper leaf mounted on plain pale wooden sticks. Published ''with the APPROBA...

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A Rare 18th Century Printed Fan Entitled ''The General Idea of Sciences''. The double paper leaf

Lot 21

A Rare 18th Century Printed Fan Entitled ''The General Idea of Sciences''. The double paper leaf is mounted on plain wood, the gorge sticks a ligh...

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A First Half 18th Century Fan, the carved and pierced ivory sticks also painted and decorated with

Lot 22

A First Half 18th Century Fan, the carved and pierced ivory sticks also painted and decorated with mother-of-pearl, the gorge elaborately so. The ...

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A Good 18th Century Fan, with tortoiseshell guards and gorge sticks in pairs alternating between

Lot 23

A Good 18th Century Fan, with tortoiseshell guards and gorge sticks in pairs alternating between mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell. The quite slen...

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A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with a carved and pierced monture, the velum leaf mounted à l'

Lot 24

A Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with a carved and pierced monture, the velum leaf mounted à l'Anglaise. The gorge is painted and gilded with flowers...

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A Late 18th Century or Early 19th Century Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan, the double paper leaf

Lot 25

A Late 18th Century or Early 19th Century Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan, the double paper leaf mounted on wooden sticks, plain save for bone thumb...

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An 18th Century Painted Fan, the monture of carved and pierced tortoiseshell, details highlighted in

Lot 26

An 18th Century Painted Fan, the monture of carved and pierced tortoiseshell, details highlighted in gilt. The guards both have a cherub to the ti...

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The Triumph of Venus: A Circa 1880 Fan, with double velum leaf, mounted on pierced and gilded,

Lot 27

The Triumph of Venus: A Circa 1880 Fan, with double velum leaf, mounted on pierced and gilded, slightly green/ pink mother-of-pearl sticks, the re...

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An Early 18th Century French Fan, the silk leaf mounted on pierced, carved and silvered ivory

Lot 28

An Early 18th Century French Fan, the silk leaf mounted on pierced, carved and silvered ivory sticks, with some steel inlay. Recto, the central sc...

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A Late 18th Century Italian Ivory Fan, the monture very finely pierced and carved, with

Lot 29

A Late 18th Century Italian Ivory Fan, the monture very finely pierced and carved, with tortoiseshell thumb guards and portrait plaques carved on ...

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The Judgement of Paris: A Final Quarter 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and

Lot 30

The Judgement of Paris: A Final Quarter 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and painted in a very pale lilac, the gorge in intrica...

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An Unusual Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with finely pierced monture, the velum leaf mounted à l'

Lot 31

An Unusual Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, with finely pierced monture, the velum leaf mounted à l'Anglaise. The recto depicts both European and orien...

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A Dainty Circa 1755 Ivory Cabriolet Fan, the monture finely painted with flowers, butterflies and

Lot 32

A Dainty Circa 1755 Ivory Cabriolet Fan, the monture finely painted with flowers, butterflies and Chinoiserie figures, the upper guards with carna...

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The Labours of Hercules: An 18th Century Ivory Fan, Circa 1740's, the ivory sticks shaped, the

Lot 33

The Labours of Hercules: An 18th Century Ivory Fan, Circa 1740's, the ivory sticks shaped, the guards each being carved with a male and female fig...

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A Mid-18th Century Blonde Tortoiseshell (?) Fan, the monture gilded and silvered, each guard

Lot 34

A Mid-18th Century Blonde Tortoiseshell (?) Fan, the monture gilded and silvered, each guard carved with a cherub, male figure and a dog, the gorg...

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A Mid-18th Century Fan, with finely pierced and carved ivory monture, the guards with a lady and

Lot 35

A Mid-18th Century Fan, with finely pierced and carved ivory monture, the guards with a lady and dog, the gorge sticks with European figures and d...

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A Fine Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture minutely carved and pierced with cherubs and birds,

Lot 36

A Fine Mid-18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture minutely carved and pierced with cherubs and birds, the gorge particularly elaborate. The central c...

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An Early 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and inlaid with mother of pearl. The

Lot 37

An Early 18th Century Ivory Fan, the monture carved, pierced and inlaid with mother of pearl. The guards, carved with cherubs, and birds, some pai...

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A Very Unusual Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, with carved and pierced, gilded and painted sticks,

Lot 38

A Very Unusual Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, with carved and pierced, gilded and painted sticks, mounted à l'Anglaise with a velum leaf the recto p...

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Pilgrims: A Rare Ivory Fan, Circa 1750, with carved and pierced sticks, the gorge carved with

Lot 39

Pilgrims: A Rare Ivory Fan, Circa 1750, with carved and pierced sticks, the gorge carved with naïve figures, the double leaf painted recto with tw...

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A Fine and Unusual Ivory Fan, circa 1730, the guards carved with a figure in Turkish dress, a

Lot 40

A Fine and Unusual Ivory Fan, circa 1730, the guards carved with a figure in Turkish dress, a shell and a flower, and with the addition of mother-...

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A Regency Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan, the double paper leaf mounted on basic and plain dark

Lot 41

A Regency Printed and Hand-Coloured Fan, the double paper leaf mounted on basic and plain dark wooden sticks. The recto depicts a lady wearing ear...

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A Wedding Fan, Regency Period, the monture of pierced and gilded ivory sticks, the double leaf

Lot 42

A Wedding Fan, Regency Period, the monture of pierced and gilded ivory sticks, the double leaf with a charming depiction of a bride on her wedding...

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An Elegant Regency Bone Fan, with classical carving and piercing to the upper guards and gorge

Lot 43

An Elegant Regency Bone Fan, with classical carving and piercing to the upper guards and gorge sticks, the double paper leaf with main detail to t...

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An Early 19th Century Pale Horn Brisé Fan, the tips pointed, the body of the fan painted in bands of

Lot 44

An Early 19th Century Pale Horn Brisé Fan, the tips pointed, the body of the fan painted in bands of coloured flowers, some in V shapes, others in...

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A Dainty Regency Horn Fan, with barrel rivet, the horn attractively mottled, the double silk leaf

Lot 45

A Dainty Regency Horn Fan, with barrel rivet, the horn attractively mottled, the double silk leaf ruby red to the recto and embroidered with diffe...

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An Early 19th Century Pale Horn Brisé Fan, slightly gilded, the sticks with pointed tips, and

Lot 46

An Early 19th Century Pale Horn Brisé Fan, slightly gilded, the sticks with pointed tips, and painted with flowers to the recto. The monture is se...

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A Dainty Early 20th Century Fan, the double embroidered cream silk leaf mounted on pink mother of

Lot 47

A Dainty Early 20th Century Fan, the double embroidered cream silk leaf mounted on pink mother of pearl. The recto shows a simple spray of branche...

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An Attractive Circa 1880's Fan, with a double paper leaf mounted on pink/green mother-of-pearl,

Lot 48

An Attractive Circa 1880's Fan, with a double paper leaf mounted on pink/green mother-of-pearl, the recto painted with a scene of children playing...

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A Late 19th Century Silvered and Gilded Mother-of-Pearl Fan, mounted with a double leaf, the recto

Lot 49

A Late 19th Century Silvered and Gilded Mother-of-Pearl Fan, mounted with a double leaf, the recto of paper, the verso of silk, and mounted à l'An...

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An Early 20th Century Carved and Pierced Bone Fan, the double leaf mounted à la Sultane, silk panels

Lot 50

An Early 20th Century Carved and Pierced Bone Fan, the double leaf mounted à la Sultane, silk panels painted with flowers between the sticks, bobb...

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A Mid-19th Century Bone Fan, with double paper leaf, the recto with a pastoral scene of a group of

Lot 51

A Mid-19th Century Bone Fan, with double paper leaf, the recto with a pastoral scene of a group of friends and sheep, the verso with a couple and ...

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A Bone Fan, mounted à la Sultane, the monture carved and pierced, with regular and repeated designs,

Lot 52

A Bone Fan, mounted à la Sultane, the monture carved and pierced, with regular and repeated designs, the pink silk leaf plain recto/verso, contain...

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A Large Late 19th Century White Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture shaped and delicately gilded,

Lot 53

A Large Late 19th Century White Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture shaped and delicately gilded, mainly with classical swags, the guards with the ad...

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Circa 1830's, A Mother-of-Pearl Fan, with carved, pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks, the

Lot 54

Circa 1830's, A Mother-of-Pearl Fan, with carved, pierced and gilded mother-of-pearl sticks, the guards with unusual carving of a coiled snake, th...

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A Mid-19th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture carved, pierced and gilded, the gorge sticks

Lot 55

A Mid-19th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture carved, pierced and gilded, the gorge sticks in pairs with scrolling and smaller gilt detail. ...

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An Early 20th Century Pink Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the double silk leaf of very dark cream depicting

Lot 56

An Early 20th Century Pink Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the double silk leaf of very dark cream depicting a couple in 18th century dress seated at a table...

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A Mid-19th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture gilded and silvered, carved and pierced. The

Lot 57

A Mid-19th Century Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the monture gilded and silvered, carved and pierced. The double paper leaf shows a group of friends picnic...

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An Early 20th White Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the gauze leaf mounted à l'Anglaise and applied with

Lot 58

An Early 20th White Mother-of-Pearl Fan, the gauze leaf mounted à l'Anglaise and applied with cream silk in the upper section, the whole them embr...

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Circa 1840's, An Unusual Mother-of-Pearl Fan, with pierced and brightly gilded sticks, the double

Lot 59

Circa 1840's, An Unusual Mother-of-Pearl Fan, with pierced and brightly gilded sticks, the double chromolithograph leaf a dramatic depiction of bo...

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An Ivory Fan Dated 1887, mounted with a double velum leaf, depicting a Mediterranean stone balcony

Lot 60

An Ivory Fan Dated 1887, mounted with a double velum leaf, depicting a Mediterranean stone balcony beside an ornate stone arch, with colourful wov...

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