8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A lacquered study of a Noh dancer, signed Issai, late 19th Century
holding a hoe in one hand he stands wearing a fox mask and elaborate robes decorated in iroe hiramakie and gold nashiji, the mask, hands and feet of ivory -- 1 5/8in. (4.2cm.)
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