Fine Edo / Meiji era, 19th century Japanese hand fan, beautifully painted on both sides and signed "Painted By Yoh Ryusai Kunihisa", with an exquisite Shibayama work depicting multiple flowers and birds. E xcellent quality, Shibayama work is detailed and simply gorgeous. Condition is good, generally little wear in places due to age. The cord shows some wear just around where it passes through the eye of the fan.Only one small piece of Shibayma is missing as can be noticed on photos, the rest of it is present and well preserved. Ojime on the cord also is in wonderful condition and also with an excellent Shibayama inlays with flowers and birds.
Refer to photos for more details, it's a lovely large fan measuring 49,5cm when opened and 27,3cm long folded. Finally it comes in the box pictured. Visit my other listings for more Japanese artworks. _gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841).
The item "FINE EDO / MEIJI ERA JAPANESE SHiBAYAMA INLAID CARVED PAINTED HAND FAN AND OJIME" is in sale since Sunday, January 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Netsuke". The seller is "wizard_old_boy" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.