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Japanese Hakata Figures of a Calligrapher & Fisherman

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1950: item # 1058904

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Asian Rarities Enterprises, Inc.
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Carrollton, Texas
972.416.5613

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$125 for pair

Japanese Hakata Figures of a Calligrapher & Fisherman
This offering is for two Hakata Urasaki Doll figures. The first is of a Calligrapher shown seated at a table holding an ink brush above a document with a kanji character. The sculpture has finely detailed facial features, with a furrowed brow, bald head and full beard. It measures 5-1/2H x 4-1/2W x 4D, and weighs 14 oz. Condition is very good with a miniscule chip of paint missing from a corner of desk. Age is mid 20th century. The second figure is of a Seated Fisherman net Maker shown holding a rope and woven casting net in both hands and between his toes on the right foot. There are finely detailed facial features on this Hakata figure, and a blue head band tied around his bald head. It measures 5-1/2H x 4-1/4W x 4D, and weighs 14 oz. Condition is excellent with no cracks or missing pieces. Age is mid 20th century.


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