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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    An ivory okimono of a Bijin, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  


    An ivory okimono of a Bijin, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the standing beauty with her hair pinned high with combs, a flower bud in her hair, carrying a woven basket of peaches and vine fruits, a closed parasol in the other, her kimono with long pendulous sleeves and wide tied obi decorated in relief with scattered peony and chrysanthemum, standing upon an oval base, green inlaid signature tablet signed Shundo -- 13 5/8in. (34.5cm.) high.

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