A Tokyo School ivory figure of a dancer
By Yoshida Doraku, Meiji Period
Standing with her head slightly tilted, elegantly attired in a formal long-sleeved kimono, wearing an eboshi, her coiffure elaborately styled and dressed with several kanzashi at the front and ribbons at the reverse, her obi engraved with the kiri-mon and mitsudomoe-mon, elaborately tied in a katcho musubi at the back, her left hand clutching a tsuzumi and the other raised to beat the drum, signed Doraku Yoshida.
33.5cm (13 3/16in) high.
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