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Very Scarce Pair of 18th Century Museum Quality Ningyo

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Very Scarce Pair of 18th Century Museum Quality Ningyo
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Extremely Rare 18th Century Japanese Musha Ningyō (Boys Day) Dolls, Samurai Set. Ningyō this early almost never appear for sale, much less with all of its original accessories, as we have here with this very fine, scarce, museum quality pair. We are very proud to offer this set. They have finely carved faces, and are lacquered with many coats of Gofun (Oyster Shell). They are adorned with sumptuous silk brocades and silk armor, indicative of mid Edo Period Ningyō artists. This set is a treasure of great importance for the most discriminating collector. 24 inches (61cm). From a widely renowned and published collection that has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum and Japan Society.


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