Japanese Hina Dolls by Ando Keiho
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Dolls: Pre 1980: Item # 1188292
The Zentner Collection
5757 Horton Street, Emeryville, CA 94608 U.S.A.
|A pair of Japanese Hina dolls decorated with traditional Japanese gold or kinran and non-gold or donsu brocades. The dolls are used in March for Hina Matsuri (also known in a different name as Momo no Sekku). The dolls were created by Ando Keiho, a living treasure, is known for specializing in Hina Dolls. Keiho is based in Kyoto where the tradition of the Hina Dolls originated. Age: 20th century. Size: (Obina, Male Doll) Height 16.5" Width 12" Length 14.5" (Mebina, Female Doll) Height 13.5" Width 13.75" Length 13"|