Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153
Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153

Japanese Paper Fan Fukakusa Uchiwa Bamboo Gion Matsuri Mikoshi Dashi U153

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Vintage Japanese Paper Uchiwa Fan w/Box

This is a Japanese paper fan or UchiwaUchiwa is a traditional fan tool typically made of wood or bamboo and paper in a flat paddle-like shape. This particular fan is called "fukakusa", a unique style of fan characterized by its tall and narrow shape. It features a scene from Kyoto's famous Gion Festival (matsuri) of participants pulling along a grandly-decorated cart called "dashi". There are gold specks throughout for texture and shine. It comes with the original box and pamphlets detailing the Gion Festival as well as information about the makers of the fan (Komaruya) who have been crafting these beautiful fans since the Edo period.

  • Beige, red, blue, black, purple
  • Paper, bamboo
  • C2010
  • Item weight: 354 grams 
  • Packed weight: 600 grams
  • Approx. 40 cm long x 26 cm wide
  • Good condition considering age. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos. 
  • Acquired in the famous Osu Antique Fair in Nagoya, Japan

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About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. Since moving to Japan in 2001, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

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