Fan, the leaf in skin and painted with the fireworks illuminating the Castel Sant'Angelo during the feast of the Girandola, June 29, given in honor of the patron saints of Rome Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
Back painted with flowers
Sticks and guards, inlaid with silver, the top of master guard decorated with a bird topped by the crown with cross
Good condition (faded paint on reverse, leaf restorations, restored and blank guard and a blank side stick )
Size : 27 cm
A fan on the same theme was the subject of an article by Lorraine Taylor-Kent "Fans in focus: Roman Candles" (p.87), published in the Bulletin of the Fan Circle International n°100 in 2015