Japanese kimekomi doll of a Boy with Bell, 1930-40's
Antique Japanese kimekomi doll of a boy, dressed in
rich silk brocade court costume and hair style of
Heian era. He holds metal bell with silk rope in his
hands. Doll's face finished in gofun (crashed
oyster shell) and hand-painted artistically, and long
black hair tied up in a bundle on a head top and fell
down on shoulders.
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: 19cm/ 7,5 inches high
Condition: excellent with no damage
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