Japanese Antique Dolls of Twin Boys Courtier Dancers, 1900's
Absolutely rare and extremely large pair of Japanese
antique dolls represents
twin courtier boys dancers with traditional bells in
their hands for Sambaso dance. Two
boys are dressed in traditional high stripes hats with
image of Sun and wonderfully
crafted silk brocaded kamishimo with pine trees and flowers
motif and red silk inner kimono. They have wonderfully
hand painted folding fan in their bossom.
Each of the boy stands on one leg and holds other his leg suspended
in well balanced dance position. Their very expressive faces
carved of wood and covered in with a highly burnished
many layered gofun.
These magnificent dolls were crafted in Kyoto in the Meiji
era (1868-1912), ensuring the finest quality and craftsmanship.
Dimensions: 47 cm / 18,5” high
Condition: very good condition according to age with small barely visible
crack on one doll's foot.
Price: US $ 1 450.00 for pair
*Shipping and insurance fee is approx. US $ 98-108.00