The property of a Lady
Two ivory small okimono
One by Shizuyasu and one by Ono Komin, Meiji Period
The first of a boy kneeling and supporting the frame of a completed shoji door, a sumitsubo (ink pot and snap line) and discarded wood shavings lying in front with a mallet resting on top of a tool box and a kanna (plane) at the back, signed in a tsuishu-lacquer reserve Shizuyasu, 8.3cm x 6.6cm (3¼in x 2½in); the second of a boy riding a puppy, carrying a rolled rushmat on his back and wearing a lucky plaque inscribed omamori, signed Ono, 5.1cm (2in) high, with separate wood stand. (3).