Japanese Young Samurai Doll with arrows and bow in
his hands, 1950's
Japanese traditional doll
of a young boy from the upper class, dressed with rich
ceremonial attire: silk kimono with geometrical pattern
and blue kamishimo with long pants. He holds two arrows
and a bow in his hands as he participates in the
ceremony MEIGEN or The Sound
of the Bowstring which is performed upon
reaching seven years of a boy from the noble clan. This
ceremony means the boy will become brave and honest.
Boy's face is solemn emotional and impressionable.
The doll was made in Kyoto about 1960's. The artist
called his work MEIGEN.
Dimensions: 32 cm / 12,5 inches high
Condition: The doll is in excellent conditions
Price: US$ 318.00
*Express mail delivery and insurance fee will be approx.
US $ 65-68.00