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KI-008 Japanese vintage kimekomi doll of young aristocrat of Heian era dancing SEI- KAI-HA or War Dance, about 1950's

Very rare Japanese vintage kimekomi doll represents young nobleman dressed in rich costume and black court hat, adorned with peony flowers and with big sword tachi attached to his belt. He performs special dance SEI KAI HA for New Year celebration.
The doll made in kimekomi technique. Doll's face finished in gofun (crashed oyster shell) and hand-painted.
This doll crafted about 1950's (Showa period) ensuring the finest quality and craftsmanship. Wooden stand with artist name come with.
Kimekomi dolls have carved and/or molded base of wood, wood compo, or paulownia sawdust mixed with glue. A design of different patterned cloth made of silk brocade with traditional Japanese design scraps is planned out, and the base is grooved so that the edges of the cloth can be hidden in the grooves. The cloth is glued on and the edges tucked in. The head and hands of the doll are usually finished with gofun (crashed oyster shell), doll's face covered in a highly burnished gofun and hand-painted, the hair may be a part of the molded head or be a separate wig. These lovely dolls have become a very popular Japanese craft and collection.

Dimensions: 37 cm / 14,5 inches high 
Condition: excellent

Price: US$ 350.00
* Express mail delivery fee with full insurance will be approx. US$ 38.00 - 45.00

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