Triumph of Neptune

Hand fan “Triumph of Neptune” Italy circa 1760 (leaf) frame circa 1840 Leaf: recto paper painted with mythological story: Neptune in his chariot crossing the sea. Tritons trumpet the Glory of the God of seas & oceans.  Verso is skin painted with wide landscape. Mother of pearl frame carved, engraved & covered with golden flowers […]

Saint Petersburg Antique Fair has passed

After Saint Petersburg Antique Fair I have very good impressions: although quantity of participants & public was many times less than usual, I discovered great interest to hand fans. It was the first time to show my collection to public & it was amazing even for me because I saw my fans all together opened […]