Japanese Doll of a Samurai on a Horse
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1900: item # 1084291
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Japanese Art Site
269 11th Avenue in New York's Chelsea Gallery District, by appointment only
New York, New York
|A wonderful 19th Century Boy's Day Ningyo of a boy dressed as a Samurai in full armor, featuring a dragon, sword, helmet, and bow and arrows. His wonderful face is carved of wood and covered with many layers of Gofun (oyster sell lacquer). He is riding a battle horse in full dress, all creating a spectacular work of art. The original wood box is included. Height: 23 inches (58.5cm), width: 18 inches (46cm).|