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Fly Whisk Handle (flower & foliage) 19th c.
FW-5: Fly Whisk Handle (flower & foliage)
12.5 in. (31.75 cm) in length.
$200.00 (We accept PayPal and check)
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The cylindrical wooden fly whisk handle is finely carved in low relief to depict foliage and flowers.
A fly whisk is a tool to swat or disturb flies. It is used as part of regalia in some cultures. In Buddhism the fly-whisk represents the symbolic "sweeping" of ignorance and mental afflictions.