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JAPANESE LACQUER IVORY AND WOOD YAOYA OSHICHI

 

A lacquer, ivory and wood figure of Yaoya Oshichi.  The legendary figure holding an ivory drumstick in her raised left hand and an open ivory fan in her right. The figure, signaling a fire alarm by beating a drum, dressed in long robes decorated in gold lacquer with floral designs.  An ivory pouch with inscription on her obi behind her.

 

19th century

Height: 9 inches (23 cms)

 

REF: J2.18

 

 

 

 

 

JAPANESE CIRCULAR WOOD BONE AND LACQUER PANEL

 

A circular wood, bone and lacquer panel decorated with a mixing bowl with a long handled utensil resting against the side, with a small fish also on the rim.  Two radishes and a shell fish rest on the table.

 

Signed on the bowl: Ryuzou with the seal also on the bowl reading Kohmei Ishikawa.

 

19th century

Diameter: 16 inches (40.5 cms)

 

REF: PNC.28