Japanese Kimekomi Little Princess doll, 1960's
Lovely Japanese kimekomi doll in style of
Gosho doll represents
a little Princess with beautiful tiara on her head. The
tiara adorned with golden Bird of Paradise and red beads
and metal flowers - it is very fine and elegant work.
By tradition, Gosho Dolls represent chubby little
children with large heads, round bodies and brilliant white
skin. They generally show an originality and character which
places them in a special category of Japanese dolls.
'Kimekomi' means "tuck in" in Japanese. The doll
body is made of compacted paulownia sawdust mixed with glue.
Clothes made of Japanese silk brocade with traditional design,
and are glued and tucked into grooves of a doll body. Doll's
face covered in a highly burnished gofun (crashed
oyster shell) and hand-painted artistically and the wig
is made of artificial or natural hair.
Dimensions: 22 cm / 8,7 inches high
Condition: very good according to age with no damage.
Price US$ 52.00
*Express mail delivery fee approx: US$ 26-28.00