Billotey: A fine 19th century, 1885 ? 1900, fan, delicately painted on silk satin, mounted on sturdy tortoiseshell, the double leaf featuring three small birds perched on a slender bough, surrounded by blossoms in soft pastel colours, signed Billotey to the top left, the verso plain cream silk satin, guard approx. 12.5 inches or 32cm. Provenance: from the collection of the late Michel Maignan, former owner of Duvelleroy, Paris.

Sold for: £550

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