There is a loose "spoke" or "stick" seen in the middle. Enlarge pictures for complete details. I do not know the materials used in production, and I cannot guarantee an items durability.
Antique porcelain, glass and other vintage items are fragile and may not be best suited for use. I recommend that you use the vintage items I sell for decorative purposes. The item "Antique Hand Painted Courting Scenes Mother of Pearl Hand Fan Signed E.Bayard" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Hand Fans". The seller is "affordablechina" and is located in Bethesda, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.