Fan: 3 children in boat
Wood, paper, paint, metal, mother of pearl
closed: 6 1/2 x 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm )
handwritten in ink: on paper tag attached with string to handle: "GIFT OF / JAMES / CANNY / 1956"
Fan with wooden guards and sticks with metal piqué set within incised circles; paper leaf with hand-colored printed scenes, the obverse with one male and three female figures seated in landscape, and the reverse with a man and woman in a boat, with a fisherman standing on shore nearby; rivet with mother of pearl buttons.
Gift of James Canny, 1956
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