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Blackborne Collection - Part 2(#2FAN) 25/07/2018 10:00 AM BST Closed

Lot 374 of 194: A Mid-19th Century Silk Jenny Lind or Palmette Fan, the palm shaped leaf sections linked together with thread. The double leaf depicts Emperor Napoleon III and his wife Empress Eugenie de Montijo on the left, probably outside the Tuileries Palace, which burnt down in May 1871. Their Civil Ceremony took place in the Tuileries on January 29th, 1853, and this gathering perhaps represents the Emperor presenting his bride to high ranking officials, and members of the Court. The mother-of-pearl sticks

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Sold For:£160
Estimate: £200 - £300

Blackborne Collection - Part 2(#2FAN)  25/07/2018 10:00 AM BST  Closed