Folded fan, the black bobbin lace leaf decorated with volubilis framing the cipher "MT" under royal crown, of Maria Theresa of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1849-1919). The background is made of glittering gold fabric.
Mother-of-pearl burgau mount, engraved and gilded with birds, flowers, a bow and a quiver. Gilded metal clasp.
H.t. 27,5 cm H.f. 14 cm (good condition)
Provenance: Sothebys sale, 17 December 2008, "Property from Royal and noble families", lot 71/10.
See illustration page 74