Lot 19: An ivory manju of a Noh play prompter.
December 7, 2012
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Attributed to Ichiyusai. Osaka, Late 19th century. He sits cross-legged in a pensive position, holding an open book in his right hand; a closed fan in the left. The reverse shows a engraved sake bottle and sakazuki. Signed without reserve, Ichiyu. 1 3/4in (4.4cm).