Description : Japanese Lacquer and Mother of Pearl inlaid Fan, Edo period (18th Century) decorated with branches of fruiting peach in mother of pearl on a black lacquer ground, the reverse with an inscription and with red lacquer rims 46 x 29 cms- Soame Jenyns Collection
This lot comes from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and is being sold by order of the executors of his younger son, the late John Jenyns. Soame Jenyns was Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at The British Museum from 1931-1967. He published several books including: "A Background to Chinese Painting" published 1935, "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" 1951, "Ming Pottery & Porcelain" 1953 etc.
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