GEOGRAPHICAL FAN. China, Korea and Japan. Japan: ca 1870s
2 lithographed leaves (7 inches in depth), printed in red and black, over 16 black lacquered bamboo rods (12 inches in length), held together by black lacquered bamboo spindle and engraved bone discs (paper leaves a bit frayed).
A fine Japanese geographical fan showing a Regional map of China, Korea and Japan with double hemisphere world map to lower left, the verso with geographical information on the provinces.