Hand-held Fan

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-312155

Description

One of a pair of hand-held fans consisting of round, wooden body with scalloped edges and carved ivory handle. The fan body is black lacquer and hand-painted, primarily in gold, with floral bouquet incorporating mother-of-pearl. The edge of the fan is inlaid with small pieces of mother-of-pearl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
wood (plant material)
ivory (tooth component)
lacquer (coating)
mother of pearl
Fan, Hand
Fan, Hand

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1972.231B