λ An unusual 19th century Japanese ivory and gilt lacquered brise fan, both sides similarly decorated in various tones of fine gold lacquer work with scenes of daily life, with oriental figures in a landscape, this fan is smaller than those normally associated with this type of work and also has only one ribbon hole per stick, these traits are more commonly found in Chinese fans of the period, 20cm long (boxed)

Sold for: £1,400

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