Further it is framed behind glass in a period c1920s antique gold gilded wood shadow box frame which tells us that the paddle is most likely significant for someone took the time to frame it in this spectacular frame. Perhaps once belonging to a woman of some notoriety in Japan. I have not removed the paddle from the shadow box to check for an inscription on the reverse side. Paddle in Excellent condition considering age and fragility. Exhibits gentle wear, soiling and staining but minimal.
Geisha Girl affixed firmly to wood paddle. Frame in Excellent condition with no chips or missing pieces.
Glass exhibits some gentle scratches. Paddle measures 18" x 6". Frame interior measures 24" x 12" x 1 1/8 deep. Frame measures 28 1/8" x 15 5/8" x 2 1/8 thick.Please enjoy the photos for further item details and if you have any questions feel free to ask. Thank you and be sure to check out our other listings!