London, South Kensington
22 November 2001
A Shibayama style fan
the spokes decorated in hiramakie, takamakie and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and stained ivory with birds and insects in a flowering garden, the fan painted in sumi, colour and gilt on paper with carp in a river beside a flowering riverbank, the reverse with a snow-covered riverside village, attached silk tassle and ivory ojime, black and gold painted lacquered box, (damages).
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