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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A Kakiemon figure of a standing Bijin, Late 17th Century

    Price Realised  

    A Kakiemon figure of a standing Bijin, Late 17th Century
    the smiling white glazed figure stands with one elegant hand to her side, the other to her chest, her black hair tied up in a traditional style, wearing colourfully enamelled multi-layered robes, the long under-robe with large scattered iron-red roundels on a yellow enamelled ground, tied with a wide black band to the waist, the outer robe painted in black, blue, green, yellow and iron-red enamels with large vine leaves bearing small fruiting branches and large angular tied ribbon motifs -- 15½in. (39.4cm.) high.


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