Advertising fan for Japan Air Lines; c. 1960; LDFAN1998.2


The Fan Museum


Advertising fan for Japan Air Lines

About this object

Folding fan advertising Japan Airlines.
Monture: Bamboo sticks and guards, one guard stamped 'CSK Made in Japan.'
Cord with green bead attached through rivet.
Mount: Double paper leaf, colour-printed on both sides.
Obverse: Stylised Japanese landscape with assorted flower and leaf motifs on a blue background.
Reverse: JAL company logo - a stylised bird - in burnished gold, with inscription 'Japan Airlines' on the right in English and on the left in Japanese.

Date Made

c. 1960


Twentieth Century

Medium and Materials

Monture: bamboo; cord; metal; plastic
Mount: paper, printed

Place Made


Inscription and Marks

Monture: Made in Japan
Mount, reverse: JAL logo / Japan Airlines / Japanese characters




Guard Length: 22 cm
Leaf Depth: 12.5 cm
Leaf Span: 37 cm

Subject and Association Keywords



The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (folding)

Object number


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