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The Fan Collection(#6FAN) 11/10/2019 10:30 AM BST Closed

Lot 2017 of 223: Europa and the Bull: A Very Slender Early 18th Century Ivory Fan, the guards delicately piqué with steel in a floral design, the gorge sticks plain. With the addition of tortoiseshell thumb guards. The double paper leaf, printed and hand coloured, shows Europa astride the bull, enjoying the outdoors and gentle pursuits with her ladies, oblivious to the fact that her bull is in fact Zeus in one of his many disguises. The scene, rolling hills and a stone tower with outbuildings in the background,

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Sold For:£220
Estimate: £150 - £250

The Fan Collection(#6FAN)  11/10/2019 10:30 AM BST  Closed