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Shibayama Fan – Petit genre

Late 19th-century (1850-1870) Japanese export fan. This fan has a double leaf painted with a different design on either side. Ivory encrusted with gemstones and other materials. Subject matter such as women wearing kimono is also more typical of export than domestic products (V&A). Everyday life scene; birds and flowers on the reverse.

SKU: SVJD 0013 Categories: ,

Additional information

Country

Japan

Period

19 AD, Edo

Material

Bamboo, Gemstones, Ivory, Paper, Pigment

Technique

Painting, Shibayama

Theme

Birds, Everyday life, Flowers

Collection

Japanese bibelots

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