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japanese antique oiran doll, 1920's
OG-200 Japanese Antique Oiran doll sitting in a straw kago cradlle (a taxi cab), 1920's

Absolutely rare finely modeled Japanese unique Oiran doll  dressed in pink colored silk kimono gilded and hand painted with waves motif ( only for geisha and oiran's kimono motif)  and black silk-brocaded obi belt tied in front ( special geisja and oiran way).
Her hair style adorned with rich patterned wooden comb and long hair pins which are hand painted with floral motif and also her hair adorned with long silver bira-bira hair-pin sjaped as a fan.
She has traditional style make up whitening and with small beauty spots on her face.
From the Edo period  Oiran were the best classes among the women of pleasure and they had the most elaborate and rich costume and hair style possible.
Oiran sits into and ancient traditional Japanese taxi cab - KAGO, which are made of woven straw with two sides open and with small-sized windows on each side. In ancient time this portable cab was carried by two men which holded it on their shoulders.
Inside the KAGO palanquin you can see a few silk cushions and a silk rope holder for comfortable sitting.
Dimensions of the kago: 38 cm /14,9 inches high, 52 cm /20,4 inches wide

Condition: The doll is in excellent condition according to age, however it is possible her lips-stick color was more brightly.

Price: US$ 740.00
* Express mail delivery and insurance fee approx. US$65-70.00

japanese antique oiran doll, 1920's

antique japanese oiran doll with straw taxi-cab, kago, 1920's
antique japanese oiran doll with straw taxi-cab, kago, 1920's
antique japanese oiran doll with straw taxi-cab, kago, 1920's
antique japanese oiran doll with straw taxi-cab, kago, 1920's
antique japanese oiran doll with straw taxi-cab, kago, 1920's
japanese antique Oiran doll
 
 
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