Standing Figure of a Beauty

Standing Figure of a Beauty

c. 1690

Porcelain with overglaze color enamels (Hizen ware, Kakiemon type)

Overall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1964.366

Fun Fact

Look closely! One of this fashionable woman's feet is peeking out from under her layered kimono.

Description

Figures like this were a prevalent type of Kakiemon ware and may have derived from dolls formed in the likeness of courtesans dressed in elaborate brocades.

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