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A Finely Carved Fan Commemorating Nelson’s Famous Victory ‘Battle of the Ni
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5 500 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Ivory, marcasite, silk, polychrome
Dimensions :
L. 9.84 inch
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A Finely Carved Fan Commemorating Nelson’s Famous Victory ‘Battle of the Ni

A Finely Carved Fan Commemorating Nelson’s Famous Victory of ‘Battle of the Nile’ also called ‘Battle of Aboukir' (Abukir) Bay’ on 1st August 1798
Ivory, marcasite, silk, polychrome
France
Circa 1800

SIZE: closed: 25cm long - 9??? ins long

The extremely fine pierced ivory ‘brisé’ fan displaying a central ‘cartouche’ depicting a scene recording the famous battle, with the pyramids shown on the banks of the river. Two sphinx painted within the border. The ‘guard’ decorated with minute marcasite faceted beads.
The Battle of the Nile was a major naval battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the Navy of the French Republic at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast off the Nile Delta, Egypt from the 1st to the 3rd of August 1798.

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