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KI-008 Japanese kimekomi doll of young aristocrat of Heian era dancing SEI- KAI-HA or War Dance, about 1950's

Very rare Japanese vintage kimekomi technique  represents young nobleman dressed in rich costume and black court hat, adorned with peony flowers and with big sword tachi attached to his belt. He performs special dance SEI KAI HA for New Year celebration.
Doll's face finished in gofun (crashed oyster shell) and delicate  hand-painted.
This bright doll was crafted about 1950's (Showa period) ensuring the finest quality and craftsmanship. Wooden stand with artist name come with.
Japanese kimekomi dolls have carved base of wood, or paulownia sawdust mixed with glue. A design of different patterned cloth made of silk brocade with traditional Japanese design scraps is planned out, and the base is grooved so that the edges of the cloth can be hidden in the grooves. The cloth is glued on and the edges tucked in. The head and hands of the doll are usually finished with gofun (crashed oyster shell) and hand-painted, the hair may be a part of the molded head or be a separate wig. These lovely Japanese traditional kimekomi dolls have become a very popular for collection.

Dimensions: 37 cm / 14,5 inches high 
Condition: excellent, with no damage and with antique taste.

Price: US$ 350.00
* Express mail delivery fee with full insurance will be approx. US$ 48.00 - 55.00

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