Japanese Kimekomi doll of a Young Lady standing with tea
cup in her hands, 1950's
Lovely Japanese antique doll represents young lady (
provably maiko - apprentice geisha) dressed
with silk hand painted kimono with irises flowers on the banks of small brook
motif, and silk brocaded obi belt with fan and flowers
motif.. She holds a tea cup for traditional tea
ceremony. Her hairstyle is combed in Edo style and
adorned with silk band, red comb, silk flowers and bira-bira long hair-pin.
The doll made in
kimekomi technique. 'Kimekomi'
means "tuck in" in Japanese. The doll body is made of compacted
paulownia sawdust mixed with glue. Clothes made of silk
brocade fabrics 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 or
Dimensions: 27 cm/ 10,6 inches high
Condition: excellent according to age, with no damage
ans with real antique taste.
Price: US$ 205.00
* Express mail delivery fee with full insurance will
be approx. US$ 36.00 - 45.00