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suehiro ogi (wide-ended folding fan)

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suehiro ogi

Translated title

wide-ended folding fan


Unknown (maker)


Messel-Rosse Collection




folding fan


Wide-ended folding fan (suehiro ogi) with paper leaf and bamboo sticks and guards (12+2). The obverse is decorated in red and silver a in the centre is a large, triple jewel 'mon'. The sticks and guards are of lacquered bamboo with red silk tassels (one of which is missing).

Production Place

Japan (maker) (country)

Japanese (maker) (nationality)


height: (whole): 29.8 cm


19th century


circa 1801 to 1900


bought: Anne, Countess of Rosse 1985-01-28 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Other Notes

Accession Number

O.72-1985 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 125159; Input Date: 2006-03-06 / Last Edit: 2011-05-04)

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