Japanese antique kimekomi doll of a courtier dancer, 1930's
Finely modeled Japanese doll in
kimekomi technique represents a courtier
dancer dressed in rich silk brocaded purple kimono with
chrysanthemum motif and hakama and with high golden
hat on his head.
The doll made around 1930's by famous Japanese artist Masoro . Doll's face finished in gofun (crashed
oyster shell) and hand-painted artistically.
means "tuck in" in Japanese. The doll body is made of compacted
paulownia sawdust mixed with glue. Clothes made of silk
brocade with traditional Japanese design, and are glued
and tucked into grooves of a doll body. Doll's face covered
in a highly burnished gofun (crashed oyster shell) and hand-painted
artistically and the wig is made of artificial hair.
Dimensions: 28 cm / 11,0 inches high
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