Kiyohime and Anchin


Ivory finely carved engraved and stained.

Kyohime winding around the bell of theMidera Temple. She is holding a hammer in her hand to toll the bell in order to entice the hidden monk Anchin. Beneath are only visible his feet and the kimono.

Literature MCI p 885ff.


ID 19
Signature Tomochika
Material Ivory
Period 19th C
Measures Width: 4,4 cm; Height: 4,9 cm
Price On auction at Lempertz (Dec 9th)