All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1950 item #1323528 (stock #AG1010)
We love Japanese clay dolls. They possess such a warm and genuine charm, transcending their age and simplicity. These dolls are one of a very popular figure, showing youth, purity, and innocence. These dolls are made from simple clay (molded and low fired) and hand painted individually. Each doll holds a slightly different expression yet they all possess heartwarming face. The bottom of these dolls are enclosed and there are a few "beads" inside to create rustic but sweet sounds...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1960 item #1205570 (stock #AG801)
This delightful facial expression is the reason for our acquisition of this Ebisu doll. While Daikoku and Ebisu dolls are often paired and displayed, "single" Ebisu dolls are much harder to find. Ebisu is one of the Lucky Gods (Shichifukujin) and is symbolized as the god of prosperity and abundance. This doll is a nice size (12.5" tall) and as you see in the images, it is constructed in a more "refined" (or precise) manner than many other clay dolls...