LEATHER FAN (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Japanese round fan made of leather and bamboo, with the note of ‘Meiji 1?’ (1878-1888) written in Indian ink.
Perhaps, is it ‘gunbai’ (sumo referee’s fan) ? Some aged stains as seen. approx. L 50cm (19.68in), W 31.5cm (12.40in)
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