Japanese Antique Pair Dolls of Court Dancers, 1900's
Absolutely rare antique very big pair of Japanese dolls represent
two young court dancers with bells which are dancing
Sambaso dance. Dolls are dressed in traditional
high stripes hats and wonderfully crafted silk brocade costumes
with pine trees and flowers motif. Each of the dolls stands
on one leg and holds other leg suspended in well balanced
dance position. Their very expressive faces carved of wood
and covered in with a highly burnished gofun. These magnificent
dolls crafted in Kyoto in mid Meiji era (1868-1912), ensuring
the finest quality and craftsmanship.
Dimensions: 47 cm / 18,5” high
Condition: very good condition with small barely visible
crack on one doll's foot.
Price: $ 1 750.00 (shipping cost is approx. $