Live Auction, 7 October 2019
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the standing figure holding a later staff in his right hand, his jacket and pantaloons decorated with gold lacquer and coloured mons in hiramaki-e, takamakie and aogai, a large frame supporting bundles of tied brushwood and kindling strapped to his back, his left hip with a tobacco pouch and netsuke, wearing waraji sandles, tobacco pouch signed, his left sleeve signed Koho in gold lacquer, signed Teimin in the rectangular red lacquer reserve, on a fixed carved wooden base, 42cm high including stand
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The Andrew Newall Collection.
cf. Laura Bordignon (2010) The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono, Dr A. M. Kanter’s Collection, Antique Collectors’ Club Ltd, Woodbridge, Suffolk, pages 144 & 145, where an example by the same maker is illustrated in colour