8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
An ivory figure of Ono no Komachi, 19th Century, Tokyo School
the emaciated old poetess modelled standing, clutching a bamboo staff and carrying a woven basket over her arm, she wears a cloak over her robe and a tattered straw hat slung over her back, unsigned -- 2½in. (6.4cm.)
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