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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with …
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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Title
fan
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Dimensions
0.7 x 23.0 x 35.8 cm
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with insect cage, hunting in reeds. Ladies and cage quilted to create relief. Calligraphy and chop mark on right, obverse plain. Both fans are fabric over bamboo or reed with painted and appliqued designs.
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
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Date
1880 – 1900
Material
paper; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0299 a-e
Description
Five small souvenir paper fans with thin bamboo handles. Red is most dominant colour on all fans. Fans (a-d) are palmate in shape while (e) is circular. All five have a little mirror placed upper left center, and a blue and yellow fan motif at the base where handle meets paper. (a) image of Japanes…
Title
Miniature Fan Collection
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
paper; wood
Dimensions
14.5 cm
Description
Five small souvenir paper fans with thin bamboo handles. Red is most dominant colour on all fans. Fans (a-d) are palmate in shape while (e) is circular. All five have a little mirror placed upper left center, and a blue and yellow fan motif at the base where handle meets paper. (a) image of Japanese woman, bottom left, in 3/4 profile facing right, Japanese male, upper right, faces woman. Small mirror makes up one side of a suspended box. Both figures have bright red lips. (b) Male figure bottom left, looks upwards towards figure of Japanese woman, upper left. Mirror in shape of full moon in background is partially hidden by midground post bearing Japanese calligraphy. (c) Two Japanese males in 3/4 profile facing each other, dressed in official looking costumes. Both are mustached. Mirror appears as one side of street lantern in background. (d) Image of Japanese woman, upper right, looking left toward male who wields a fan in his right hand, the mirror is a part of fan. (e) Small round fan with scene painted on both sides. One side, similar to (a-d) shows male Japanese figure looking right toward female figure, upperight. Small mirror hangs on stand, upper right center. On reverse side, light blue sky over round red ball and purple cloud-like design at base. Green calligraphy, left center, framed by three consecutive frames.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
female
male
Japanese
Edith Morse Robb
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0299 a-e
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0267
Description
Mask of man with wide grimace, medium brown hardwood. Concave back has carved calligraphy and a single hole through which a cord would pass.
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Title
Netsuke
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.4 x 4.3 x 5.3 cm
Description
Mask of man with wide grimace, medium brown hardwood. Concave back has carved calligraphy and a single hole through which a cord would pass.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
face
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0267
Images
Less detail
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0268
Description
Demon mask in red lacquer with black eyes, gold on nose and black interior at back of mask, where there is a single hole for cord passage. Red and white label on back saying "H.S 32", generally worn and soiled. Has been cracked and repaired lower left jaw, hairline crack lower right jaw, lacquer l…
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Title
Netsuke
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.1 x 3.0 x 3.9 cm
Description
Demon mask in red lacquer with black eyes, gold on nose and black interior at back of mask, where there is a single hole for cord passage. Red and white label on back saying "H.S 32", generally worn and soiled. Has been cracked and repaired lower left jaw, hairline crack lower right jaw, lacquer loss on right temple.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
face
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0268
Images
Less detail
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