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suehiro ogi (wide-ended folding fan)


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Title/s

suehiro ogi

Translated title

wide-ended folding fan

Maker/s

Unknown (maker)

Collection

Messel-Rosse Collection

Category

fans

Name

folding fan

Description

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)

Dimensions

height: (whole): 29.8 cm
width:

Period

19th century

Date

circa 1801 to 1900

Provenance

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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