This Japanese weighted dance fan is hand painted and hand made in Japan. The gold brush strokes and block design against the green graduated background on both sides is a beautiful piece of art. The Mai Ougi fans are weighted for Kabuki and traditional Japanese Dancing. A small weight is added to the base allowing you to spin, twirl, and toss with ease. The word Mai (舞) means dance and Ougi, means folding fan in Japanese. Japanese Beautiful enough for a wonderful decoration to any home. Add a fan stand to display this beautiful piece of art.