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Beautiful Meiji Period Japanese Empress Girls Day Doll

Beautiful Meiji Period Japanese Empress Girls Day Doll


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1900: Item # 626880

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Early Meiji Period (circa 1880) Japanese Empress Hina Ningy├┤ (Girls Day Doll) She really has quite a regal presence. She wears wears the many layered Kimono of Royalty, featuring elaborate embroidery. She has a beautifully carved face, covered with Gofun (Oyster Shell Lacquer). Her fantastic crown is something special. 11.5 inches (29 cm) high and 12 inches (30.5 cm) wide. From a widely renowned and published collection that has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum and Japan Society.