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Lot 101. A rare Kakiemon figure of a wakashu [young man], Edo period, late 17th century; 30.5 cm., 12 in. high. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 GBPCourtesy Sotheby's.

the standing figure holding a folded fan tucked into his obi, decorated in the vibrant Kakiemon palette of iron-red, green, yellow, blue, the kimono decorated with scrolling flowers and foliage and naoshi, the coiffure enamelled in black.

Note: For a similar example, see Soame Jenyns, Japanese Porcelain, (London, 1965), pl. 55B.

Sotheby's. Fine Japanese Art, London, May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM.