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Retailer: Tiffany & Company (active New York, New York, 1837-present)

Date: 1875-1900
Medium: Silk, lace, mother-of-pearl, gilt pigment, brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/4in. (27.3cm)
Signed: Original white satin box: “Tiffany & Co. box inscribed "Tiffany & Co., Union Square."
Credit Line: Proctor Collection
Object number: PC. 684.41.a-b
Label Text
Francis Houghton was a prolific and talented English fan painter. Little is known about his personal life, but a number of his fans survive in museum collections. This fan was retailed at Tiffany & Co., in New York.