Grouse feathers, circa 1870-1880 Grouse or... - Lot 337 - Coutau-Bégarie

Lot 337
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200 - 300 EUR
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Result : 644EUR
Grouse feathers, circa 1870-1880 Grouse or... - Lot 337 - Coutau-Bégarie
Grouse feathers, circa 1870-1880
Grouse or capercaillie feather fan.
Brown tortoiseshell frame**. Bracket and tassel of passementerie. The number "L" in gold on the plume, under a royal crown. The figure "L" could be very probably that of the duchess Ludovica (1808-1892), wife of Maximilian duke in Bavaria, mother of Elisabeth of Austria.
H.t. 32 cm approx. (good condition)
In a cardboard box.
Provenance: Sothebys sale, 17 December 2008, "Property from Royal and noble families", lot 71/10.
See illustration on page 78.
NB: We would like to thank Cyrille Boulay, expert in historical souvenirs, for identifying the provenance of fans 336 and 337
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