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Japanese silk-faced doll of OIRAN, 1950's
OG-159 Japanese antique Oiran  doll, 1950's 

Splendid and very rare Japanese antique silk-faced doll represents Oiran dressed in numerous rich  kimonos and silk brocaded obi belt tied in Oiran's style in front, and adorned with golden cords. Her complexity special Oiran hair-style embellished with numerous hair-pins, bira-bira pins and comb as well as silk fabric and golden rope.  Doll's  face, arms and legs beautifully crafted  from silk fabric and her lovely face hand painted artistically and delicate.  Oiran's traditional High wooden sandals have three very high heels. The doll  looks like coming off the ukiyo-e print.
From the Edo period the Oiran were the best classes among the women of pleasure and they had the most elaborate and rich costume and hair style possible. She might walk out splendid dressed and escorted by apprentices and little servant girls.
Their art and fashions often set trends and, because of this, cultural aspects of Oiran traditions continue to be preserved to this day.

Dimensions of the doll: 67 cm /26,3 inches high
Condition: the doll is in excellent condition according to age with no damage and with wonderful antique taste.

Price: US$ 790.00

Shipment fee with full insurance will be about US$ 98-115.00
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