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Brisé fan, decorated, obverse: with pine, prunus, bamboo, long tailed tortoise and cranes; reverse: with butterflies, swallows and clouds. 38 segments: probably Hi wood, painted in ink, polychrome opaque watercolours and gold, with vermillion silk knotted cords and crimson tassels, bound with yellow.
Japan (maker) (country)
Japanese (maker) (nationality)
38 segments: probably Hi wood, painted in ink, polychrome opaque watercolours and gold, with vermillion silk knotted cords and crimson tassel, bound with yellow.
length: (whole): 37.3
after 1801 to 1900
Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum
O.46-1985 (Applied Arts)