fan

Circular fan made of gold fleck paper, mounted on fine bamboo sticks, edged with brocade binding. The wooden handle has two pierced holes on the upper part and the bottom end is tied with a green silk cord loop for hanging. The obverse leaf depicts a fisherman holding a fish, painted in ink and watercolour on paper.

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