More beautiful hand fans from the website of Fan d’éventails, Paris.

Fan with an orientalist theme, advertising ephemera for the Café de Paris, Armenonville.
Fan with an orientalist theme, advertising ephemera for the Café de Paris, Armenonville. 1913. French. Paper. Signed and dated “Benda 1913.” Image © Fan d’éventails. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/2791-benda-au-restaurant-volney-eventail-publicitaire-1913.html
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Fan, advertising ephemera for the Volney-Chatham Grill Room Restaurant. 1913. French. Paper. Signed and dated “Benda 1913”. Image © Fan d’éventails. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/2790-benda-au-restaurant-volney-eventail-publicitaire-1913.html
Candle/roundel fan. Late 18th -early 19th c.
Candle/roundel fan. Late 18th -early 19th c. Fabric with a metal frame. Image © Fan d’éventails. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-xviiieme/2781-ecran-de-bougie-fin-xviiieme-debut-xixeme-siecle.html

A little souvenir to bring home from your Grand Tour of Europe. 18th century fans decorated with Mount Vesuvius and Stromboli erupting. Just how that would impact your romantic life with a new beau I have no idea. One with scenes of an unidentified fire that fits right in.

Ivory fan painted with an eruption of Mount Vesuvius and other images of the Bay of Naples. 1767.
Ivory fan painted with an eruption of Mount Vesuvius and other images of the Bay of Naples. 1767. Image © 2020 Fieldings Auctioneers Ltd. Fair use license. via https://fieldingsauctioneers.co.uk/lot/162686
Ivory fan with the skin leaf painted with a night eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the Bay of Naples. ca. 1794.
Ivory fan with the skin leaf painted with a night eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the Bay of Naples. ca. 1794. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/237494580332985907/?lp=true
Grand Tour fan leaf painted with three eruptions of Vesuvius and Stromboli.
Grand Tour fan leaf painted with three eruptions of Vesuvius and Stromboli. Written in Italian and dated: “Monte Vesuvio come si vede gi giorno , Prospetto del monte di Strongoli, Eruzione del Vesuvio di notte lanno 1793.” 1793. Image © Fan d’éventails. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/fan-leafs/2702-eruptions-of-vesuvius-and-stromboli-grand-tour-fan-leaf-1793.html
Ivory and paper hand fan painted with scenes of an unidentified fire
Ivory and paper hand fan painted with scenes of an unidentified fire. 1780-1790. Italian. Image © 2020 Smithsonian American Art Museum. Fair use license. via https://americanart.si.edu/artwork/fan-30062

Eventail (Hand fans) from the first quarter or so of the last century to tell your story for you. Or not. French. All for sale and taken from the website of Fan d’éventails, Paris.

Hand fan with the paper-fabric leaf painted and the top of the guard made from wood.
Hand fan with the paper-fabric leaf painted and the top of the guard made from wood. 1900-20. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/2749-faience.html
Advertising fan for Grands Magasins du Royal-Haussmann. 1920-30.
Advertising fan for Grands Magasins du Royal-Haussmann. Wooden sticks with the paper leaf printed by Chambrelent. 1920-30. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/advertising-fans/2744-pub-chien.html
Poppy fan. Bone sticks and painted fabric leaf. ca. 1900-1910.
Poppy fan. Bone sticks and painted fabric leaf. ca. 1900-1910. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2741-pavot-eventail.html
"The Concert," hand fan with a painted paper leaf and wooden sticks. 1904.
“The Concert,” hand fan with a painted paper leaf and wooden sticks. 1904. Joliot, maker. Signed “Joliot ’04.” Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/2748-concert.html
The hand-kissing, fan with mother of pearl sticks with a silk leaf embroidered in color threads and painted.
The hand-kissing, fan with mother of pearl sticks with a silk leaf embroidered in color threads and painted. ca. 1900. Signed “RB” and “MB.” Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2742-baise-main.html

Beautiful antique fans. All lovely. Fan d’Evantails, Paris.

Fan in a balloon shape. ca. 1900-1920. Art Deco in style.
Fan in a balloon shape. ca. 1900-1920. Painted fabric sheet with a bone mount. Maker not known. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1828-ballon-art-deco-eventail-vers-1900-1920.html
Clematis fan. Art Nouveau in style.
Clematis fan. Art Nouveau in style. Black gauze embroidered with sequins of various colors. Frame in real or perhaps faux tortoiseshell encrusted with sequins. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/2349-clematites-eventail-art-nouveau.html
Dragonfly balloon fan. Art Nouveau in style.
Dragonfly balloon fan. Art Nouveau in style. Silk mesh balloon sheet embroidered with golden and pearly pastilles. Horn mount, encrusted with golden pastilles. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/517-libellule-eventail-art-nouveau.html
Balloon fan, black fan with a sunray motif. Early 20th c.
Balloon fan, black fan with a sunray motif. Early 20th c. Tulle in black embroidered with golden sequins imitating rays. Frame in real or faux tortoiseshell. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1637-soleil-noir-eventail-armure-debut-xxeme.html
Fan with a motif of swallows made of lace. ca. 1900.
Fan with a motif of swallows made of lace. ca. 1900. Folded in type with a lace sheet that depicts swallows embroidered with steel pellets. Tortoiseshell frame. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/440-les-hirondelles-de-dentelle-eventail-vers-1900.html
Fan with a motif of gold poppies. ca. 1905.
Fan with a motif of gold poppies. ca. 1905. Tulle leaf with gold poppies, painted and embroidered with golden sequins. Painted blackened wood frame. Ronot-Tutin, painter. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/1925-les-pavots-d-or-eventail-de-tutin-vers-1905.html
Fan in the motif of a white peacock. ca. 1905.
Fan in the motif of a white peacock. ca. 1905. Lobed silk sheet painted with a white peacock and embroidered with silver sequins. Horn mount. Signed Thomasse and Duvelleroy. Image © Fans d’Eventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-art-nouveau/2397-paon-blanc-eventail-de-thomasse-et-duvelleroy-vers-1905.html

Beautiful fans (éventail) made as promotions for Paul Poiret’s perfume line “Rosine.” Various auction houses, mostly located in Paris. 1920’s. Art Deco.

Advertising  card in the motif of a feather fan
Advertising card in the motif of a feather fan, a promotion for the scent “Nuit de Chine.” 1920. Polychrome illustrated cardboard. Image © Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/12764/2323789
Fans made to promote the scent "Amours, Délices et Orgues." 1925.
Fans made to promote the scent “Amours, Délices et Orgues.” 1925. Japan scented paper printed with stencils and wooden sticks. Image © Piasa Auctions, Paris. Fair use license. via https://piasa.auction.fr/_fr/lot/eventail-publicitaire-parfume-pour-les-parfums-de-rosine-1925-960100#.XZpscEZKhTs
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Promotional fan for the perfume line “Rosine.” Art Deco. Image © Fashion Institute of New York. Fair use license. via https://blog.fitnyc.edu/materialmode/2014/06/24/perfumepublicitypoiret/
Promotional fan for the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Printed paper with wooden sticks. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/2681-rosine-les-parfums-de-paul-poiret-eventail-publicitaire-periode-art-deco.html
Promotional fan for the  "Aladin" scent from the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Aladin” scent from the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Image ©ADAGP PARIS 2013. Fair use license. via https://faireletourdumondeenparfums.com/paul-poiret-catalogue-de-lexposition-de-grasse/

Fans to snap open and shut between cocktails and drive your new beau nuts. Made to be given away by the people with the casino in Monaco and some of their friends. Much more fun than the plastic things on Amazon. Taken from an October 2018 Coutau Begarie auction catalog.

Fans given away by the Casino in Vichy.
Fans given away by the Casino in Vichy. No date. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425691
Fans from an advertising campaign for Pierrot Gourmet Confectioner. No date.
Fans from an advertising campaign for Pierrot Gourmet Confectioner. No date. Double sheets of printed paper with wooden frames. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425695
Fan made as an advertisement for Suchard chocolate.
Fan from an advertising campaign for Suchard chocolate with an illustration of a little girl and a saint bernard with a chocolate bar themed background. No date. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425699

More fabulous fans from an auction of fans made to advertise restaurants and hotels held in 2018 by Paris auction house Coutau-Bégarie.

Three fans from advertising campaigns for Marquery restaurants, the Chalet du Globe, Versailles and Langer in Paris.
Three fans from advertising campaigns for Marquery restaurants, the Chalet du Globe, Versailles and Langer in Paris. 20th c. Wooden frames with double sheets of printed paper. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425669
Fans advertising the  Hôtel de Paris  à Monte-Carlo
Fans advertising the Hôtel de Paris à Monte-Carlo. 20th c. Double sheets of printed paper with wooden frames. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425674
Fan from an advertising campaign for the Hôtels chics de Nice : Ruhl, Savoy, Royal et France.
Fan from an advertising campaign for the Hôtels chics de Nice : Ruhl, Savoy, Royal et France. Wooden frames with printed double sheets of paper. 20th c. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425675
Fan from an advertising campaign for the Savoy Hotel.
Fan from an advertising campaign for the Savoy Hotel. 20th c. Synthetic material decorated with a sphinx head with a handle of synthetic tortoiseshell. Maker not known. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425681
Fan from an advertising campaign brewery of the Avenue de l'Opera in Paris.
Fan from an advertising campaign brewery of the Avenue de l’Opera in Paris. Face of a woman sipping champagne with images of the brewery on the back. 20th c. Folded paper with a wooden frame. Maker not known. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425686
Advertising fans for the Enghien and Vichy casinos.
Advertising fans for the Enghien and Vichy casinos. 20th c. Double sheets of paper with wooden frames. Maker not known. via Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425687 Three fans, double sheets of printed paper. Wooden frames.

Brisé fans with their carved or pierced sticks and just in time for summer. From various museum collections.

Brisé Fan. ca. 1710-1720.
Brisé Fan. ca. 1710-1720. Ivory sticks with tortoiseshell with Chinese style decoration. Possibly Chinese or European and probably painted in the Netherlands. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/fans/117671
Brisé fan. ca. 1830-55.
Brisé fan. ca. 1830-55. Russian. Carved ivory blades. Guards decorated with silver-gilt, garnets, pearls and turquoise with a silk ribbon. Said to have belonged to a grand duchess. Image © 2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/bris%C3%A9-fan-124388
Brisé fan. 1910-1929.
Brisé fan. 1910-1929. Silk leaf with sequins and silvered wood sticks with mirror. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18316549/
Brisé fan. 1875.
Brisé fan. 1875. Qing Dynasty, Chinese. Painted feathers, peacock feathers, ivory, silk and brass. Image © 2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/feather-bris%C3%A9-fan-125856