London, South Kensington
22 November 2001
An ivory and gold lacquer fan
decorated in hiramakie and takamakie to one side with buterflies and quail amongst flowering branches, the reverse with Kannon seated upon a coiled dragon, playing a musical instrument, amongst foaming waves, the sides with swallows and other birds in flight amongst trailing flowers and foliage, attached silk tassle and ivory and lacquer ojime -- 10½in. (26.5cms) long.
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