Painted Fan Signed by Composers, Performers, Writers, Politicians and Luminaries
by [Autograph Fan]
Used; Like New/Used; Like New. An extraordinary carved ivory fan-form tabletop frame, circa 1923-24, measuring 12 3/4 inches high by 22 inches (31 x 56 cm) wide, containing a semicircular sheet of vellum, with a watercolor painting by J. Campbell Phillips, depicting a mountainous landscape and a portrait of opera singer Maria Jeritza, together with numerous autographs of musical and literary figures, including Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arturo Toscanini, Ignaz Paderewski, Leopold Auer, Efrem Zimbalist, Franz Kneisel, Ignaz Friedman, Alfred Hertz, Alexander Siloti, Wilhelm Mengelberg, Myra Hess, Clarence Adler, Charles J. Rosebault, Wilhelm Backhaus, David Belasco, Walter Damrosch (with a musical quotation), Augustus Thomas (with quotation), Sigmund Spaeth, A. Siloti, Harold Bauer, Benno Moisevitch, Victor Herbert (with a musical quotation), Jacques Thibaud (with a musical quotation), Leopold Godowsky, Giovanni Martinelli, Josef Hofmann, David Lloyd George, Arthur Bodansky, Josef Stransky (with a musical quotation), Pasquale Amato, Channing Pollock (with quotation), Minnie Maddern Fiske, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Moritz Rosenthal, Vladimir de Pachmann, Marcella Sembrich, John Erskine, the London String Quartet and others, approximately 50 signatures in total. Minor wear and soiling, a most interesting artifact. The frame requires a key (not present) to safely open it and thus the fan has not been removed from or inspected out of the frame. (Inventory #: 12341)
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