Our sensu meets a wide range of customer needs
The folding fan (sensu) is a distinctively Japanese craft, its broadening shape symbolizing good wishes and growth. Ibasen sensu has been a cherished item for special occasions.
Ibasen was established by Kanzaemon Ibaya, a merchant from Hamamatsu,
Ibasen was established by Kanzaemon Ibaya who was a merchant from
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture.In the latter of Edo period, flat fans (uchiwa),
folding fans (sensu), and ukiyoe were added to his business. "Ibaya" name
became famous when it published the works of Utagawa Toyokuni I,
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and Ando Hiroshige, among others. Those ukiyoe were
issued under the imprint "Ibasen".
The Ibasen imprint achieved renown both in Japan and abroad, and prints bearing that seal can be found in the British Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and elsewhere.
Elaborate sensu as a gift mainly for foreign customers
Commemorative gift for G8 delegates of the Kyushu-Okinawa Summit 2000, a souvenir promoting Japanese culture
A promotional gift, a meticulously designed original sensu with designed main ribs
A promotional gift with bold Japanese calligraphy printing
A gift with an appeal to a wide range of clientele
A custom gift with a design imaging the IT industry
A customized sensu as a gift
A gift with a cool, refreshing Japanese touch