Offerings, ca. 1790-1800 Folded fan, the... - Lot 166 - Coutau-Bégarie

Lot 166
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600 - 800 EUR
Offerings, ca. 1790-1800 Folded fan, the... - Lot 166 - Coutau-Bégarie
Offerings, ca. 1790-1800
Folded fan, the double skin sheet painted with a scene inspired by ancient history showing two young women offering fruit to two soldiers, Alexander and Hephaestus. On the left, description of the subject: "Two young Greek women offering gifts to Alexander". In the background, panorama with ancient architecture and a military camp. In the border, delicate blue frieze with medallions in grisaille on a pink background.
Painted reverse of a young singer under the gaze of the statue of Cupid.
Very finely carved ivory* mount with foliage, the plumes decorated with birds.
H.t. 24,3 cm-H.f.15,5 cm (restorations, wear)
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