Fans & Finery

You can bid in the room, leave commission bids, book a telephone line, or access the auction via one of five online bidding platforms. Auction begins 1pm. During viewing Mary Cooper, Consultant at Kinghams, will be hosting a fan exhibition from a private collection spanning the period of the 17th to 20th Century. This will include painted, printed and feather examples, some reflecting historical events, others relating to fashion and society. All are rare examples and illustrate the change in subject, size and materials used throughout the centuries. Admission is free to all.

Thursday 21st October

Viewing Times:

Tuesday 19 October, 10.00am-5.00pm

Wednesday 20 October, 10.00am-5.00pm

Thursday 21 October, 10.00am until start of sale at 1.00pm

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  • Lot Number: 101

    A Toole?s theatre catalogue in the shape of a fixed fan, ...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 102

    ?La brise?, a pocket mechanical fan with British Trademar...

    Sold for: £200

  • Lot Number: 103

    Four early 20th century French printed paper advertising ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 104

    Four advertising fans, French, early 20th century, to inc...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 105

    Five celluloid bris? fans for a young girl, varying sizes...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 106

    Three early 20th century French advertising fans of ballo...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 107

    A 19th century Trick fan or ??ventail surprise?, with six...

    Sold for: £160

  • Lot Number: 108

    An original, unframed, unmounted and unfinished project f...

    Estimate: £40 - £60

  • Lot Number: 109

    Three fans by modern fan makers, 20th century, two by the...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 110

    A Scarce fan for the perfumer Eugene Rimmel London Paris,...

    Estimate: £40 - £70

  • Lot Number: 111

    The Grafton Fur Company, a large late 19th century fan wi...

    Sold for: £120

  • Lot Number: 112

    A large paper advertising fan for 1893, issued by the Duf...

    Sold for: £110

  • Lot Number: 113

    A large late 19th century fan showing Austrian royalty, t...

    Sold for: £220

  • Lot Number: 114

    Three novelty fans, the first with the 17th century motto...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 115

    A Chimney or Table fan, with label underneath for ?Day?s ...

    Estimate: £40 - £60

  • Lot Number: 116

    A vibrant red feather fan early 20th century, in shades o...

    Sold for: £220

  • Lot Number: 117

    Two fixed hand fans or face screens, the circular panels ...

    Estimate: £120 - £200

  • Lot Number: 118

    A shaped feather fixed fan or screen, a mix of brown and ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 119

    Two large late 19th century female ostrich feather fans, ...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 120

    An elegant, small, Duvelleroy white feather fan, in the f...

    Sold for: £650

  • Lot Number: 121

    A c1880?s Duvelleroy feather fan, mounted on simulated bl...

    Sold for: £700

  • Lot Number: 122

    A large and showy asymmetrical tangerine feather fan, sha...

    Sold for: £160

  • Lot Number: 123

    A tortoiseshell and feather fan mounted in fontange form,...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 124

    A large black ostrich feather fan, 1890 - 1900, the montu...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 125

    A vibrant ostrich feather fan in shades of red to pale pi...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 126

    A large feather fan, early 20th century, salmon pink Ostr...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 127

    A marquetry feather fan, 19th century, the leaf formed of...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 128

    A large 19th century fan, the pierced tan wood monture ap...

    Estimate: £100 - £200

  • Lot Number: 129

    Three Indonesian (Bali/Java) pierced water buffalo hide f...

    Estimate: £60 - £80

  • Lot Number: 130

    A brightly coloured 19th century crescent shaped Indian f...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 131

    Indian Idyls: a trio of mid to late 19th century fans wit...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 132

    Two colourful Japanese paper fans, one showing a Geisha g...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 133

    Two Japanese dance fans, both with wood montures which di...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 134

    A Japanese fan, the monture a combination of plain black ...

    Estimate: £20 - £40

  • Lot Number: 135

    A 19th century dagger fan or tanto, the pointed steel bla...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 136

    Japan: a telescopic Japanese fan, double paper leaf mount...

    Estimate: £60 - £100

  • Lot Number: 137

    A circa 1740's or slightly earlier Chinese painted ivory ...

    Sold for: £900

  • Lot Number: 138

    A Chinese map fan, showing a peninsula and islands, a com...

    Sold for: £550

  • Lot Number: 139

    Two large Chinese paper fans, both with lacquered and gol...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 140

    A 19th century Chinese cockade fan, the deep purple, shap...

    Sold for: £70

  • Lot Number: 141

    A 19th century Chinese carved ivory bris? fan, Qing Dynas...

    Sold for: £320

  • Lot Number: 142

    Two very large decorative Chinese fans, late 19th century...

    Estimate: £60 - £90

  • Lot Number: 143

    China: A 19th century Chinese fixed feather, shaped hand ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 144

    Two fans depicting Eastern Courts: a large c 1880?s centu...

    Sold for: £170

  • Lot Number: 145

    A very unusual Chinese fan, late 18th century, the wood g...

    Sold for: £180

  • Lot Number: 146

    A rare silver lacquer early 19th c Chinese wood bris? fan...

    Sold for: £950

  • Lot Number: 147

    A Good Large Carved Tortoiseshell Chinese Fan, mid to lat...

    Sold for: £1600

  • Lot Number: 148

    Four mid-19th century, Qing Dynasty, Chinese feather fan...

    Estimate: £100 - £200

  • Lot Number: 149

    A 19th century, Qing Dynasty, black lacquered wood fan wi...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 150

    A 19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese fan with carved sanda...

    Estimate: £150 - £250

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