Balloon-shaped fan with a two-register cabriolet leaf in the original box. Central silk cartel painted with a gallant scene at the castle of cards signed “ J.E. Baguès “. Made of silk and fishnet painted and embroidered with golden sequins and pierced and painted horn or imitation horn sticks and guards. ca. 1900. Box imprinted on the interior in gold “Ernest Kees, fabrique d’eventails, Paris.” Image © Fan d’éventails , Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2951-cabriolet-and-card-castle-fan-by-kees-circa-1900.html
Calypso and Ulysse fan. Painted paper leaf. Ivory sticks and guards, the guards having applied tortoiseshell and mother of pearl. ca. 1720-1730. Image © Fan d’éventails , Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/18th-century-fans/2957-calypso-and-ulysse-fan-circa-1720-30.html
Note: This fan has ivory sticks and guards but is 200 years old so I am using it here. I would not if it was later in date. Should my using it bothers you please don’t look. Thank you!
Balloon-shaped fan, the black gauze leaf painted with the flower market on the place de Madeleine in Paris with two very Parisian cats being courted by suitably dressed up gallants under the amused eyes of the flower sellers, while the wife of one of the courtiers is stunned and ready for scandal. ca. 1900-1910. Black gauze leaf with tortoiseshell sticks, inlaid with steel sequins and serpentine guards. Signed “ Duvelleroy” on the reverse Image © Fan d’éventails , Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2950-cats-at-the-flower-market-fan-circa-1900-1910.html
Three-lobed silk fan painted with an elegant woman with pearls. Embroidered with sequins. Semi-sultane sticks and guards in a synthetic material that imitates tortoiseshell. ca. 1900-1920. Image © Fan d’éventails , Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2952-elegant-with-pearls-fan-circa-1900-1920.html