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Fixed war fan (Gum bai uchiwa)

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Lacquered wrought iron leaf and handle with dragon (obverse), clouds and constellation (reverse), encrusted with gold and silver details; steel (?) rimon leaf, rings on handle. Blue and black tassel.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection

Japanese, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

45 cm (17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.442

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes