Consisting of twenty leaves and lacquered in fine gold and silver takamaki-e with an image of a pheasant, butterflies and dragonfly amongst flowers, grasses and leaves on one side. The reverse shows butterflies amongst chrysanthemum and peony flowers. The guard is finely decorated with Shibayama inlays. The fan is held together by a silver fitting with a tasseled cord attached to it and mounted with an ivory and Shibayama inlaid ojime.
MAXIMUM SPAN 46 cm
Condition: Excellent condition with miniscule associated wear.
Provenance: British collection.