Thank You & Happy eBaying from all of us at RIICS Inc. Antique 19thC Ladies Hand Fan Signed Clapes Miniature Painting, NR. There is a small label on the inside of the cover which is half gone. The first name ends in "glano" and the bottom looks like Madrid. " The finely detailed ladies hand fan measures 8 ½" long not counting the braided brass ring.
In the open position it measures 16 inches wide. On the front is a miniature painting depicting a Queen and her court in her garden. Cupid is about to shoot an arrow at the queen. Signed on the right "Clapes" this painting has a tiny rub to the queens face.
There are no other problems or any splits to the silk cloth. On the other side is a second miniature painting depicting classical architecture in a floral garden.
Another interesting feature is on the carved front, near the top is a small silver medallion of a woman's profile. There is no reserve on this 19. We list quality antiques, art, & collectibles every day and you never know what you might find listed without any reserve. We promise to list only the very best antiques and collectibles, and we also promise to describe every flaw and detail. Please read all of the information down below so that you understand exactly how we do business.
We also assure you that we properly and professionally pack every item as well as fully insure each package. This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed. Thank you for your interest in our auctions! The item "Antique 19thC Ladies Hand Fan Signed Clapes Miniature Painting, NR" is in sale since Thursday, October 27, 2016.This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Hand Fans". The seller is "wwolst12" and is located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Australia.