Japanese Kimekomi Gosho doll of a Child with hobby-horse, 1930's
Gosho Dolls represent chubby little boys with large
heads, round bodies and brilliant white skin. They generally
show an originality and character which places them in a
special category of Japanese dolls.
Lovely Japanese antique Gosho doll
represents a little boy dressed with rich court costume and high golden
He holds a toy horse and riding on them.
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: 22 cm / 8,8 inches high
Price: US$ 225.00
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