An 1880?s bone autograph fan, the monture lightly incised with a regular design, the recto applied with white feathers, and cream gauze with floral machine embroidery, the verso providing the more unusual feature of verse and autographs provided by various people, written in Spanish, and dated 15 mayo ?85, above which some words are in French and seemingly dedicated to ?Marie?, guard approx. 11 inches or 28cm; a second bone fan, slightly earlier, the monture carved and pierced and silvered, the double paper leaf a hand-coloured lithograph, the recto depicting a wealthy family on a terrace, a small dog sitting up to beg in front of its mistress watched by her parents and sisters, the verso pale pink with a central cartouche amongst bold gold flowers and foliage, a gentle scene of mother and small children enjoying a celebration, guard approx. 10.75 inches or 27.5cm (2)

Sold for: £110

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