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Extraordinary China Antique Ancient Red Veined Flower Stone Painting, Fan Shape
Located in Shelburne, VT
A unique one-of-a-kind gift possibility. This Chinese extraordinary natural stone fan shaped painting of an ancient red veined flower is called a dream stone,Shih-hua. They are cu...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Marble

Chinese Terracotta Court Lady Holding a Fan Tang Style
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful terracotta court lady in the Chinese Tang dynasty San Cai style. Fine facial features and traditional dress and hair style. The tri-glaze is the typical green, caramel an...
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20th Century Chinese Tang Sculptures and Carvings

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Terracotta

RED HORSE ON ORANGE, THREE GEISHAS Signed Lithograph, Asian Women, Parrots, Fan
By Walasse Ting
Located in Union City, NJ
Red Horse on Orange, Three Geishas is an original hand drawn lithograph on archival Somerset printmaking paper, 100% acid free, by the renowned Chinese born artist Walasse Ting (DING...
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1980s Contemporary Animal Prints

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Lithograph

20th c. Asian Fan Back Bamboo Chair
Located in New York, NY
Twentieth century Asian throne chair composed of bamboo roughly finished in red paint. Its design features a dramatic petal-shaped, open design fan back above a round seat with with ...
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20th Century Unknown More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Bamboo

  • 20th c. Asian Fan Back Bamboo Chair
  • 20th c. Asian Fan Back Bamboo Chair
  • 20th c. Asian Fan Back Bamboo Chair
  • 20th c. Asian Fan Back Bamboo Chair
H 61 in. W 43.5 in. D 22.5 in.
Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, Rose Fan
Located in New York, NY
Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, rose fan. Chinese opera theatre headdress in turquoise enamel with red ruby ornamentation, mid-20th century, mounted on a custom black painted metal ...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Metal

  • Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, Rose Fan
  • Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, Rose Fan
  • Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, Rose Fan
  • Chinese Opera Theatre Headdress, Rose Fan
H 21.5 in. W 17 in. D 11 in.
“Fanning the Fire” Japanese Teapot
Located in Chicago, IL
Decorated with a raised fan motif, this aptly named teapot was used to boil water for traditional tea ceremonies. The kettle’s cast-iron construction is said to change the quality of...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Metalwork

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Iron

  • “Fanning the Fire” Japanese Teapot
  • “Fanning the Fire” Japanese Teapot
  • “Fanning the Fire” Japanese Teapot
  • “Fanning the Fire” Japanese Teapot
H 10 in. W 6 in. D 7.25 in.
"Fanning the Fire" Japanese Teapot
Located in Chicago, IL
Decorated with a raised fan motif, this aptly named teapot was used to boil water for traditional tea ceremonies. The kettle’s cast-iron construction is said to change the quality of...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Metalwork

Materials

Iron

  • "Fanning the Fire" Japanese Teapot
  • "Fanning the Fire" Japanese Teapot
  • "Fanning the Fire" Japanese Teapot
  • "Fanning the Fire" Japanese Teapot
H 10 in. W 6 in. D 7.25 in.
Gilded Fans I Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Prints

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Wood

Set of 8 Antique 19th Century Japanese Hand Painted Fans
Located in New Orleans, LA
Set of 8 antique 19th century Japanese hand painted fans. ASN002.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Paper

Lucky Cheng with Cane and Fan
Located in Asheville, NC
Ceramic made Chinese character with artists stamp. He may be one of the Chinese immortals but research could further descibe who this character may in fact be. Great size for decorat...
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Ceramic

  • Lucky Cheng with Cane and Fan
  • Lucky Cheng with Cane and Fan
  • Lucky Cheng with Cane and Fan
  • Lucky Cheng with Cane and Fan
H 9 in. W 3.5 in. D 2 in.
Gilded Fans II Japanese Print by CuratedKravet
Located in Bethpage, NY
Limited edition print of an antique Japanese textile document from a collection housed in Kravet's vast archives in Bethpage, New York. Each piece comes with a certificate of authent...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Prints

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Wood

Antique 19th Century Hand Painted Chinese Fan in Display Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique 19th century hand painted Chinese fan in display box. Beautiful fan in fitted frame. Condition consistent with age.      
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Paper

Elmwood Three-Panel, Two Fan Shaped, Fretwork Mirror, China, 19th Century
Located in Yonkers, NY
A three-panel Chinese fretwork mirror, featuring two fan shaped panels, from the 1800s. This Chinese 19th century fretwork panel was made with elmwood and fan shaped mirrors. The lar...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Wood, Elm

Imari Porcelain Fan Shaped Serving Plate-Meiji Period
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Imari fan shaped Meiji Period porcelain serving plate. It has been decorated by hand in an underglaze blue and overpainted in iron red, aqua and gold. This asymetrically designed pie...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Ceramics

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Enamel

Vintage Purple and Lavender Handwoven Artisanal African Fan
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage purple and lavender handwoven Artisanal African fan with hanging hook. Size: 18 x 12 x 1.
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1990s Ghanaian Tribal Textiles

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Seagrass

Japanese Lacquer Ware Fan-Shaped Box with Compartments
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese fan-shaped lacquer box with tassels, red exterior with slightly scalloped cover. The interior is fitted with seven smaller fan-shaped trays highlighted with golden trim an...
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20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

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Lacquer

Japanese Noh Theatre Fan in Lacquered Wood and Painted Silk, 19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
Fans of this type are used in Japanese Noh theatre representations by some characters like Kantan-Otoko or in few specific plays. The red lacquer and the old Chinese style of the fan...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Silk

19th Century Chinese Lacquered and Giltwood Frame Fan
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese lacquered and giltwood frame fan with chinoiserie decoration double leaf depicting Chinese daily scenes, animals and flowers with original case and framed, minor...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Antique Wood Netsuke Hotei with Fan Japanese Signed Shojaku Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and very detailed piece. Rare, 18th-19th century Wood, Hotei in his bag. Signed Shojaku. Measures: H. 4 cm. Provenance: Nagel, 13 November 2004, lot 2665. Con...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ceramics

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Porcelain

19th Century Chinese Canton Export Gilt Lacquer Brise Fan
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese canton export gilt lacquer brise fan from the Qing Dynasty.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Chinese Gilt Lacquer Landscape Fan 100 Faces
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese gilt lacquer landscape fan 100 faces from the Qing dynasty. The fan is painted with scenes of court life enclosed in a demilune glazed frame. Overall goo...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Japanese Meiji Period Kutani Fan Shaped Dishes, Set of Five
Located in Austin, TX
A beautifully decorated set of five Kutani porcelain fan shaped dishes, featuring a design of finely painted plovers (chidori) in flight over crashing waves. The border decorated wit...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Porcelain, Porcelain, Porcelain

Antique Chinese Hand Painted Lacquer Scene Gilt Fan with Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
19th century antique Chinese hand painted lacquer scene gilt fan with original lacquer box.
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Antique 1830s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century French Painted Paper and Mother of Pearl Fan
Located in Brea, CA
This ornate, antique paper and mother of pearl hand fan was crafted in France, circa 1850. the one side showing a candlelit interior where a young woman addresses a mage. Gallant sce...
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Antique 1850s French French Provincial Antiquities

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Mother-of-Pearl

19th Century French Painted Paper and Mother of Pearl Fan
Located in Brea, CA
19th century French painted paper and mother of pearl fan, shadow-box framed antique ladies fan, made of mother of pearl with a hand embellished regency-style lithograph, with gold l...
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Antique 1850s French French Provincial Antiquities

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Mother-of-Pearl

Antique Chinese Hand Painted Lacquer Scene Gilt Fan with Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
19th century antique Chinese hand painted lacquer scene gilt fan with original lacquer box.
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Antique 1830s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Stuco Figure of Japanese Samurai with Sable and Fan, Signed "Jack Bradl Munchen 1890"
Located in Esbeek, NL
Signed "Jack Bradl Munchen 1890" Original colours. Very high and beautiful quality.
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Antique 19th Century German More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Stucco

19th Century Chinese Hand Painted Lacquer Export Fan Even-Tail
Located in Brea, CA
Very large antique 19th century Chinese hand painted lacquer export fan even-tail from the Qing Dynasty.
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Antique 1830s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Antique Wood Netsuke Hotei with Fan 18/19C Japanese Signed Toryusai Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and very detailed piece. Rare. Hotei with fan and bag. Signed Toryusai. Provenance: Christie's, 13 June 2002. Condition Overall condition very nice. Ca 3cm h...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Japanese Meiji Blue and White Scalloped Charger with Fans, Phoenix and Birds
Located in Miami, FL
Beautiful Meiji Period blue and white Japanese Imari Charger with medallions depicting different scenes and subjects. The scalloped large medallion on left depicting birds perched on...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Ceramics

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Ceramic, Porcelain

Antique Chinese Hand Paint Gold Lacquer Scene Gilt Fan with Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
19th century antique Chinese hand painted gold lacquer scene gilt fan 100 faces with original lacquer box, fan is 17 inch x 9.5 x 1, the lacquer fan box is 10.5 x 2.5 x 2 inch.
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Antique 1830s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Antique Lacquer or Ceramic Netsuke Hotei with Fan 19th Century, Japanese, Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and very detailed piece. Hotei with fan. Condition Overall condition very nice. Measures: Ca 4.5cm high Period Meiji Periode (1867-1912).
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Ceramics

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Porcelain

China Set of Three Silk Hand Painted Rigid Fans 'Pay-Pay', circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Set of 3 delicate silk hand painted rigid fans (Pay-Pay) from China with floral and birds decoration. China End of 19th beginning of the 20th century. Some tiny holes in the silk...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Textiles

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Silk, Wood

Set of 5 Japanese Black Lacquer Fan Shaped Serving Plates with Seasonal Designs
Located in Prahran, Victoria
A set of five black lacquer fan shaped serving plates with scalloped carved surfaces, rather reminiscent of shells, each one beautifully embellished with it's own unique classical se...
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20th Century Japanese Lacquer

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Wood, Lacquer, Lacquer

Antique Chinese Fan Painting Ren Yu ‘1853-1901’ China Qing, 19th Century
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nice painting by Ren Yu (1853-1901) Condition Overall condition perfect. Size frame: 650x 370mm. Period 19th century Edo Period (1603–1867) Meiji Periode (1867-...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Antique Chinese Fan Painting Luo Xian 羅賢 China Qing or Republic, 19th Century
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nice painting by Luo Xian dated either 1925 or 1865 Condition Overall condition perfect. Size frame: 650 x 370mm. Period Qing dynasty.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Ceramics

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Porcelain

Small Contemporary Fan-Tailed Raven Bedouin Falconer Pictorial Throw Rug
Located in New York, NY
A modern Afghan Pictorial small throw rug handmade during the 21st century with a pictorial depiction of an Arab Bedouin falconer (raptor) in traditional garb holding a fan-tailed ra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Folk Art Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Top and Large Antique Bronze/Copper Cloisonné Dish Plate Japan 19th Century Fan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Nice quality with superb decoration. Central a nice fan. Condition: Overall condition some enamel missing at the back and small selection of crackle lines at front. Size: 363 x 5...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Japanese Six Panel Meiji Screen of Scattered Fans
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Large scale dramatic Japanese late 19th-early 20th century Meiji screen depicting numerous beautifully painted fans over a silver leaf square background. Originally a six-panel scree...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Silver Leaf, Brass

Pair of 19th Century Official's Hat Rectangular Back Armchairs, Fan Shaped Sea
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The hump top rail supported on plain S-curve back splat and circular-sectioned side posts with the top part slightly curving backward, solid wood panelled seat in fan shape, above pl...
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Antique 19th Century Ming Furniture

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Elm

19th Century Chinese Gilt Lacquer Fan with Mother of Pearl Faces and Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century hand painted Chinese fan with mother of pearl faces, Qing dynasty, the fan features black and gold lacquered handled a colorful screen with a figural, hand paint...
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Antique 1850s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Chinese Gilt Lacquer Fan with Mother of Pearl Faces and Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century hand painted Chinese fan with mother of pearl faces, Qing dynasty, the fan features black and gold lacquered handled a colorful screen with a figural, hand paint...
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Antique 1850s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

19th Century Chinese Gilt Lacquer Fan with Mother of Pearl Faces and Lacquer Box
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century hand painted Chinese fan with mother of pearl faces, Qing dynasty, the fan features black and gold lacquered handled a colorful screen with a figural, hand paint...
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Antique 1850s Chinese Qing Lacquer

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Lacquer

Japanese Two-Panel Screen, Deco Landscape with River Fans
Located in Hudson, NY
Japanese two-panel screen, deco landscape with river fans. Modern scene of a 12th century festival in Kyoto in which fans are sent down the Kamo River and caught downstream. Taisho (...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Framed Hand-Carved Sandalwood Fan with Hand Painted Screen
Located in Asheville, NC
Fan is a colored etching of baroque scene of company of European folks taking tea with hookah pipes on a hand-carved sandalwood fan. Signed by maker. Old fan framed in the 1970s.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Baroque Paintings and Screens

Japanese Two-Panel Screen Rimpa Painting of Fans on Gold
Located in Hudson, NY
Japanese two-panel screen: Rimpa painting of fans on gold. A beautifully painted Edo period (early 19th century) Rimpa School painting of fans featuring traditional motifs in Japanes...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

19th Century a Pair of Chinese Silk Fans with Giltwood Handles
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century hand painted floral motifs on silk Chinese fans Qing dynasty, the fan in silk with silk fringe and giltwood handles, housed within a conforming paper covered box...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Early 20th Century Chinese Reverse Glass Portrait with Painted Fan
Located in Chicago, IL
With exquisite detail and sparkling color, this portrait of a young woman is a remarkable example of reverse glass painting. Lending the finished work a subtle three-dimensional effe...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass

Japanese Screen 'Furosaki' with Gilded Ground and Fans, Late 19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
The compositions with fans were typical of Tawaraya Sotatsu school in Kyoto at the end of Ken'ei era (1624-1643). The fans could be painted on paper, then glued on a gold background ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

18th Century Japanese Two-Panel Screen Collection of Fans on Gold
Located in Hudson, NY
18th century Japanese Screen of a Collection of Fans. Paintings on fans depict famous Japanese painting subjects, this screen was most likely made from someone's collection of fans. ...
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Performer w African Mask, Asian Fan, predominantly black and white oil on panel
By Audrey Anastasi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Created with oil on panel, and using her non-dominant hand, the performers series reveals the rich brushwork and deft confidence with which Audrey Anastasi paints her compelling imag...
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2010s American Modern Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

FIVE GEISHAS WITH FANS Signed Original Lithograph, Asian Women, Shoji Screen
By Walasse Ting
Located in Union City, NJ
FIVE GEISHAS WITH FANS is an original hand drawn lithograph printed on archival Somerset printmaking paper, 100% acid free, by the renowned Chinese born artist Walasse Ting (DING XIO...
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1980s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Asian Woman With Fan, 2015, Burlap Stitched to Linen and paint. 60"x43"
By Loretta Tearney Warner
Located in La Canada Flintridge, CA
Loretta Tearney Warner Title: Asian Woman With Fan, 2015, Burlap Stitched to Linen and Paint, 60 in. x 43 in.,
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2010s Mixed Media

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Burlap

Giant Chinese Painted Fan
Located in CH
Beautiful Chinese green background bird and flowers hand panted fan. A gorgeous object for the wall. Made in China. Measure: 98 cm closed 180 cm opened.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Paper

  • Giant Chinese Painted Fan
  • Giant Chinese Painted Fan
  • Giant Chinese Painted Fan
  • Giant Chinese Painted Fan
H 5.91 in. W 38.59 in. D 1.97 in.
Japanese Fan Obi
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese silk brocade maru obi (woman's kimono belt) from the Meiji period (C. 1900). Maru obis are the most formal of the obis and were used for weddings. Patterned on both sides wi...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Textiles

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Silk

  • Japanese Fan Obi
  • Japanese Fan Obi
  • Japanese Fan Obi
  • Japanese Fan Obi
H 12.5 in. W 155 in. D 0.25 in.
Bird & Fan Obi
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese silk brocade maru obi (woman's kimono belt) from the Meiji period (circa 1900). Maru obis are the most formal of the obis and were used for weddings. Patterned on both sides...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Textiles

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Silk

  • Bird & Fan Obi
  • Bird & Fan Obi
  • Bird & Fan Obi
  • Bird & Fan Obi
H 12.5 in. W 164 in.
Wedding Fan Obi
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese silk brocade maru obi (woman's kimono belt). Meiji period (c. 1890). Maru obi is the most formal of the obi and was used for weddings. Exquisitely patterned on both sides wi...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Textiles

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Brocade, Silk

  • Wedding Fan Obi
  • Wedding Fan Obi
  • Wedding Fan Obi
  • Wedding Fan Obi
H 12 in. W 156 in.
China Fine Early Jade Scholar with Fan, 1750
Located in Shelburne, VT
China, a fine early jade of a scholar in a Ming style robe- holding a fan in his lower right hand, a significant jade ornament hand carved in a dark green colored jade with original ...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Jade

  • China Fine Early Jade Scholar with Fan, 1750
  • China Fine Early Jade Scholar with Fan, 1750
  • China Fine Early Jade Scholar with Fan, 1750
  • China Fine Early Jade Scholar with Fan, 1750
H 5.75 in. W 2.25 in. D 1.75 in.
Tessen, Fighting Fan, Mid Edo Period, ‘1615-1867’
Located in Milano, IT
Tessen Fighting fan Mid Edo period (1615-1867), Iron, paper with silver and gold-leaf and bamboo. Menhari-gata (opening fan), sensu-gata (enlongated shape) Measures: Le...
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Antique Late 18th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Iron

Japanese Antique Brilliant Colors Twenty Woodblock Fan Prints Frameable, #2
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japanese antique brilliant colors woodblock FAN prints, set of twenty (20), Meiji period., #2 Immediately frameable. These exuberant woodblock Fan prints were created to adver...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Paper

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Asian Fans For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of Asian fans available on 1stDibs. Each of these unique Asian fans was constructed with extraordinary care, often using lacquer, wood and ceramic. Find 40 antique and vintage Asian fans at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Asian fans have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Asian fans are generally popular furniture pieces, but Modern, Baroque and Folk Art styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Asian fans have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Walasse Ting, Alfred Shaheen and Audrey Anastasi are consistently popular.

How Much are Asian Fans?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,754, while they’re typically $199 on the low end and $42,000 highest priced.