Japan: Ogi with LandscapeJapan: Ogi with Landscape
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Japan: Ogi with LandscapeJapan: Ogi with Landscape
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Japan: Ogi with LandscapeJapan: Ogi with Landscape
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Ogi-japanese folding fan with landscape

The leaf is painted on both sides with watercolours on silk.

Front: A burden bearer walking a mountain path gazing at Mt. Fuji. This painting of ink and fine colours is inspired by a view of the Mt. Fuji by Hokusai.

Back: Summer flowers and a pomegranate with a flying bird.

Fan´s skeleton made of bamboo, guard sticks made of ivory painted with golden lacquer flowers (Hiramaki-e), on the front guard stick a bird and on the back guard stick a bug both made of coloured mother of pearl (Shibayama technique). Rivet made of brass colouerd metal.

Span width: 50 cm

Date: Meiji, around 1875/80

Export fan in excellent condition

€ 1.650,- 

*For art objects made of ivory special export declarations (CITES) must be submitted to the customs office