Hand screens

Accessories

Inventory number
2018.10.18.6ab.AC.FA.C1760.FR
Description
Pair of hand screens made on cardboard base in a shape of typical stylized women's faces with their wigs from the end of the 18th century. The right hand screen is decorated with a chinoiserie scene, the left hand screen with a galante courtship scene. On the both back sides an imaginary bird is represented. On the right, it can be a phoenix while left it can be a heron.
Materials
Wood
Carboard
Origin
circa 1760 France
Dimensions
Length : 25 cm
Height : 43 cm