Standing Figure of a Beauty


c. 1690
Location: not on view
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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.
Standing Figure of a Beauty

Standing Figure of a Beauty

c. 1690

Japan, Edo period (1615–1868)

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