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A fine brise fan, decorated in various golds with hiramaki and takamakie, enriched with kirigame and with Shibayama style birds and flowers, recto with cranes in bamboo grove and verso with figures on a bridge with mount Fugi beyond, the guardsticks with elaborate Shibayama style birds and flowers in mother of pearl, hardstones and semi-precious stones, with ivory ogime also decorated with Shibayama style flowers (lacking one flower) - 10in. (26cm.)Japanese, late 19th century - in lacquer box

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A fine brise fan, decorated in various golds with hiramaki and takamakie, enriched with kirigame and with Shibayama style birds and flowers, recto with cranes in bamboo grove and verso with figures on a bridge with mount Fugi beyond, the guardsticks with elaborate Shibayama style birds and flowers in mother of pearl, hardstones and semi-precious stones, with ivory ogime also decorated with Shibayama style flowers (lacking one flower) - 10in. (26cm.)Japanese, late 19th century - in lacquer box
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