SHINTO FAN

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SHINTO FAN

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A Japanese iron Shinto standard in the form of a battle fan (gumbai). The front of the fan with a pair of doves above two raised three-character legends reading Hachimangu (八幡宮) and Kasuga-sha (春日社) (“shrine of the deity Tenjin within the Kasuga shrine complex”). Tenjin, the deified spirit of the Heian period scholar- politician Sugawara Michizane, is the patron god of scholars, students and study. The reverse with a cloud above a stylized constellation and a large handle along the center rib. On contemporary metal stand.
Late Edo Period (1600-1868) 
22” tall

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