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Fly Whisk Handle (Double Dragons) 19th c.
FW-1: Fly Whisk Handle (Double Dragons)
19th century
9.8 in. (24.9 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 two dragons. The dual wood color (lighter in the convex; darker in the concave) is naturally developed over time.
Note: There's a tiny crack at the tip (please see image)

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.

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