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Shibayama Fan

Auction:
2576M
Lot:
1365
Sold for:
$74$60

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Auction:
Discovery - 2576M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 15, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Shibayama Fan, Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century, ivory guardsticks with Shibayama inlaid design of butterflies and cherry blossoms, with an ivory ojime decorated en suite, the fan painted in ink and colors with a scene of cranes resting near bamboo, the other side with figures traveling in a landscape, lg. 12 in.
Estimate $100-200

One ivory stick missing, some stain and surface grime to the fan

Keywords

Japan, Crane, Fan, Ivory

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