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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    An ivory figure of Ono no Komachi, 19th Century, Tokyo School

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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