Porcelain with overglaze color enamels (Hizen ware, Kakiemon type)
Overall: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1964.366
Look closely! One of this fashionable woman's feet is peeking out from under her layered kimono.
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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