Japanese doll of Sho-Jo, Noh Theatre Character, 1960's
Japanese kimekomi doll of Noh Theatre Character Sho-Jo,
young red-hair drunkard. He is dancing with big round wine
cup in one hand and wine scooper in other. The actor dressed
in rich brocades stage costume and long hair wig.
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: 32cm/ 12,6 inches high
Condition: excellent with no damage
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