Japanese doll of a dancing geisha with small drum, 1980's
Stylish and big
dressed with elegancy with beautifully designed tender color
silk brocaded kimono gown uchikake with gardening
motif represents young beautiful geisha. Her
rich outer uchikake gown thrown off to reveal vibrant figured
silk her second peach colored kimono with golden cherry
Geisha stands in dance pose holding a small drum in her
hand for beating time for dance rhythm. And she holds her
outer kimono flap with the other hand.
Geisha's hair-dress is beautifully adorned with long tortoise
hair-pins and and with carved bira-bira -pin and
silver paper and her long hair brushed in Kyoto style.
Doll stands on black lacquered figured wooden stand.
Geisha's face is tender and sentimental
The artist named the doll as Iwai-no-ne (
Sound of Congratulating ). Wooden stand with an artist name
Dimensions: 59 cm / 23,3 inches high
Sold, thank you
*Japanese glass-wooden box for storage and display can be
provided additionally by request.