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Eighteen carved and gilded mother of pearl openwork sticks. Paper leaf painted with landscape and figures. On one side,picnic party and fencing scene on reverse, hunting scene. Has been several inches larger. Four blades broken, leaf mended. White stone in rivet.

Provenance

Bought in St. Petersburg.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

German, 18th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: length -- 10 1/2" spread -- 17"

Accession Number

95.861

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories