Japanese portrait doll of famous Kabuki Actor, on stage 1930-1940's
This unique and very rare portrait doll crafted in
Kyoto, around 1950-s represents very famous on that time Kabuki Theatre actor
Ichikawa Utaemon as theater drama hero Saotome Mondo.
He dressed in light green court costume kamishimo
with long hakama
trousers and golden kimono with traditional Japanese
His face has traditional Kabuki style make-up
and his hair-style is as Edo period samurai style.
The actor holds a manuscript scroll in his hand and has a
attached to the hakama belt.
Proudly pose and
expressive face make the doll a highly collectible item
and work of art.
Dimensions: 39 cm / 15,3 inches high
Condition: excellent, with no damage and with excellent antique taste
Sold, thank you