Japanese 'Musha Ningyo' (warrior) doll on horseback
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1920: item # 834873
Please refer to our stock # E9358 when inquiring.
Hanlin Gallery - Oriental Art
Ground Floor, 56-58 Hollywood Road
Central, Hong Kong
|Description: A fine quality MUSHA NINGYO (warrior doll) used for display on Boys' Day (May 5th) depicting a samurai in full armour riding a white horse. The horse is made with pasted silk yarn ('ke ue saiku') on its body. Attributed to MARUHEI of Kyoto. Date: 1868-1912 Size: 19" high (to top of helmet), 18" wide (horse). Excellent condition.|