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japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
OG-200 Japanese Antique Oiran doll sitting in palanquin, 1920's

Absolutely rare finely modeled Japanese unique Oiran doll in silk colored in pink kimono gilded and hand painted with waves motif and black silk-brocaded obi belt tied in front. Her hair style adorned with rich patterned wooden comb and hair pin hand painted with floral motif and with long silver bira-bira hair-pin. She has traditional style make up whitening and with small beauty spots on her face.
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 sits into ancient traditional Japanese taxi cab - KAGO, which are made of woven straw with two sides open and with small-sized windows on each side. In ancient time this portable cab was carried by two men which hold it on their shoulders. Inside the palanquin you can see a few silk cushions and a silk rope holder for comfortable sitting.
Dimensions of the kago: 38 cm /14,9 inches high, 52 cm /20,4 inches wide

Condition: The doll is in excellent condition according to age, however it is possible her lips-stick color was more brightly.

Price: US$ 750.00
 
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
japanese antique oiran doll in kago, 1920's
 
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