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Lot 4011 of 235: The Abduction of Europa: A Fine Early 18th Century Ivory Brisé Fan, with tortoiseshell thumb guards, the recto painted with a charming and detailed depiction of Europa, a Phoenician princess. Having been leisurely picking flowers with her maidens, Europa came across a fine white bull amidst her father's herds, unaware that Zeus had assumed this form in order to beguile her and whisk her off to Crete where he showered her with gifts, revealed his true identity and appointed her the first Queen of

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Estimate: £600 - £800

Fans and Fancies - Online Only(#7FAN)  27/05/2020 10:30 AM GMT+1  Closed