Fan belonging to Lucia Elizabeth Vestris
height (frame): 30cm
width (frame): 53cm
depth (frame): 5cm
Ivory, silk and silver
Genuine Antique fan, SIlk, spangled real silver sequins,/ Carved ivory mount: formerly thee property of Madame/ Vestris and given by her to her dresser at Drury lane/ theatre, (after thowing it at a gentleman in a fit of/ passion); Guaranteed by direct descendent of the dresser!
Purchased from Malcolm Davidson in 2008.