This creation is emblematic of the original Maison. The know-how in feather marquetery was a signature of the Maison in the XIXth century and has been revived since 2010. Evoking the lightness dear to Duvelleroy, its “Balloon” shape is typical of the Belle Epoque era.
On a base of ostrich feathers, the craftsman handpicks the peacock caudale feathers one by one and positions them in order to create a fantasy bird.
African ebony shaped by a tabletier maker in Spain. Ostrich feathers supplied by Maison Février, Paris. Peacock feathers supplied by Maison Deyrolle, Paris. Hand-fan height 8.6 inches. Width 12.2 inches.