All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1053618 (stock #FIG61)
DESCRIPTION: A fine pair of large Japanese Emperor and Empress dolls, or kokin-bina, presented in formal court dress. The empress’ attire is quite elaborate, using fine brocade silks with hand embroidered flowers. In her hands she holds a painted fan and is crowned with an elaborate headdress representing a bird with long hanging beads attached. Both dolls have gofun faces and hands, which are in excellent condition...