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Screen fan, Ukiyo-e school, artist's signature and seal un-deciphered, censor seal for 1861; publisher's trade mark of Iseya/Soemon (daieido) of Horie-cho (on both sides). Obverse, decorated with chidori over waves at sunset; reverse: with fishing net and ? eel. Handle: soft wood. Ribs: bamboo. Face: colour prints from woodblocks; obverse in red, blue, black and grey with padded gauffrage; reverse in blue.
Japan (maker) (country)
Japanese (maker) (nationality)
Handle: soft wood. Ribs: bamboo. Face: colour prints from woodblocks; obverse in red, blue, black and grey with padded gauffrage; reverse in blue
length: (whole): 32.3
mid 19th century
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
O.10-1985 (Applied Arts)