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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1404340 (stock #RA03140)
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$1,875.00
Japanese suit of Armor for the Boy’s Day Display, finely formed lacquered paper armor with metal fittings, large kabuto (helmet), face plate with grimacing expression, traces of mustache, fine thickly woven and silk brocade thigh protectors, shin guards with silk calf wrappings, lacquered wood wood storage box which serves as the display stand. Minor losses, otherwise in overall fine condition. Dimensions: 29-1/2 inches high displayed. Box is 12-3/4 inches high. Meiji Period, circa 1900. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1404339 (stock #RA02243)
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$2,000.00
Japanese Boy’s Day miniature suit of armor display complete with black lacquered storage box with gold crest serving as the display stand. The suit is crafted of paper, textile and metal fittings, complete with face mask and helmet having a very nice dragon prow. Fine condition. 33” high displayed. Late Edo Period, circa 1850.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1970 item #1388486 (stock #UH30141)
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$45.00
Japanese Togatta Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body, tapering at the shoulder, globular head, characteristic red chrysanthemum painting on the head, with the facial features with open eyes, line nose, and hair depicted in black, the body decorated in a kimono line neck and a set of three green and red stacked blossoms on the shaft. Ink signature “Yoshisuke” with penciled “YAMAMA” on the base. Excellent condition. 6 in. high x 1-5/8 in. in diameter. Weight: 3oz. 20th c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1970 item #1388485 (stock #UH30134)
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$60.00
Japanese Sosaku style Kokeshi, Hokkaido, carved of Birch with part of the bark remaining depicting an Ainu female figure, a narrow columnar body with carved out concave center painted, hard shoulder, separate globular head with flattened top, painting on the head with pronounced headband. the facial features with large black eyes and large arching eyebrows, red nose and blue lips, the body decorated in brown with gray and white line painting. Two character signature at the side. Excellent condit...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1970 item #1388483 (stock #UH30110)
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$60.00
Japanese Togatta Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body, tapering at the shoulder, square globular head, characteristic (tegara) red chrysanthemum painting on the head, with the facial features with narrow open eyes, (ware-bana) split nose, and hair depicted in black, the body decorated in two bands top and bottom and a set of three red stacked blossoms (kasanegiku) on the shaft. Ink signature on the base, “Yoshiro from Sendai”. Minor worn surface pigments and minor hairline spl...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1970 item #1388482 (stock #UH30115)
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$60.00
Japanese Togatta Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body, tapering at the shoulder, globular head, characteristic (tegara) red chrysanthemum painting on the head, with the facial features with narrow open eyes, (ware-bana) split nose, and hair depicted in black, the body decorated in a kimono line neck and a set of four red stacked blossoms (kasanegiku) on the shaft. Ink signature on the base, “Tamajiro”. Worn surface pigments otherwise fine condition. 9-1/2 in. high x 2-5/8 in....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1388481 (stock #UH30143)
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$75.00
Japanese Naruko Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body slightly concave, hard shoulder, separate globular head with flattened top, pegged into the body by a dowel so that the head turns and squeaks, the “nightingale voice”, facial features with single lid eyes, (neko-bana) “U” nose, and hair depicted in black, pony tail on top of the head, side locks in the characteristic three brushstrokes, red lips, the body decorated in bands at the neck and base with two large red chrysan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1940 item #1367930 (stock #UH30145)
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$125.00
Large Japanese Yajirou Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, by Sato Yoshiaki (b. 1936), a hard wood waisted narrow tapering columnar body, wider at the base, flattened globular head, painted with a distinctive red concentric circles on the top of the head, facial features with open arched and double lidded eyes, (naga-bana) long nose, side locks with red radial petals, small red lips within black lines, the body decorated in bands at the base a large flower blossom, kimono neck line. Ink signature on the...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1940 item #1367929 (stock #UH30111)
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$190.00
Japanese Naruko Kokeshi, Naruko-cho Osaki-city, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body slightly concave, hard shoulder, separate globular head with flattened top, pegged into the body by a dowel so that the head turns and squeaks, the “nightingale voice”, facial features with single lid eyes, (neko-bana) “U” nose, and hair depicted in black, pony tail on top of the head, side locks in the characteristic three brushstrokes, red mizuhiki hair ribbons and brief lips, the body decorated i...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1930 item #1359335 (stock #NH30015)
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$750.00
Japanese Kyoto costume doll of a standing Bijin dressed in a bright green figured silk with dyed coin medallion design kimono and a under kimono of pink silk tied with a silk crepe shibori dyed obi, the expertly modeled wood head with glass inset eyes, covered in gofun with painted features and inset silk hair with elaborate hair ornaments, standing on a black lacquered wood base. Losses to shibori obi, other minor signs of wear, otherwise fine condition. 12-1/2” High. Circa 1930.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354316 (stock #NH21025)
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$2,200.00
Japanese Tachibina, the simple essential form of the imperial couple used as the display for the Girl’s day celebration, constructed of kinran brocade fabric covered paper, the heads carved of wood and covered in gofun with painted features and inset hair, the male form with outstretched arms and conical legs, the female has a cylindrical form. Displayed on a contemporary bronze custom stand. Original kiri wood storage box. Minor signs of wear and age, otherwise fine condition. 13-1/4” High ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1800 item #1354067 (stock #NH21006)
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$2,200.00
Early Japanese Takeda Ningyo, depicting an actor on stage in the role of an emperor, standing, costumed in silk and kinran brocades holding a paper scepter (shaku), the head carved of wood inclusive of the the peaked gold imperial hat, covered in layers of burnished gofun with painted features, displayed on a traditional black lacquered stage base with inset painted panel depicting a dragon. Applied paper label on the back of stand, translated as “Sabosama Sakan Suru” (?). Textile restoratio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354066 (stock #NG83141)
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$2,500.00
Japanese Takeda Hina Ningyo, of a pair of seated ministers for the Girl’s day display, each costumed in matching brocades characteristics the house of Takeda, supported on lacquered and gold painted box bases, each with swords, arrows and bow, the heads carved of wood with several layers of burnished gofun, painted features and inset hair, one figure representing a young man with black hair and the other representing an old man with white hair. Gofun crack to young minister’s chin and old mi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354065 (stock #NG74004)
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$3,200.00
Japanese Takeda Ningyo of a kabuki actor in the role of an archer, a dramatic rendition with left leg on a wood stump and the right foot extended forward, costumed in fine brocades, the pants in an unusual carb and wave pattern, embroidered chirimen sleeves depicting a field curtain, the head carved of wood and covered in slightly pigmented gofun with painted features in a grimacing expression, all supported on a Takeda style stage box base with inset embroidered panel. Restorations to the texti...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1800 item #1354064 (stock #NH21019)
L'Asie Exotique
$3,400.00
Early Japanese Takeda Ningyo of a kabuki actor in the role of Kumagai Naozane from the play Kumagai Jinya (1751) based on the Atsumori chapter from the classic Tale of Heike, where Kumagai retells the story of taking Atsumori’s head, standing upright holding a fan in his left hand, costumed in a green cloud & dragon kinran brocade kabuki outfit, and the traditional long pant legs to accentuate the movement of the actor, the sleeves with cloud couched embroidery on chirimen silk, the head and h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1800 item #1354063 (stock #NH11013)
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$3,500.00
Japanese Takeda Ningyo, depicting a kabuki actor on the stage possibly in the role of Soga no Goro Tokimune, dressed in kinran dragon & cloud brocade textiles and chirimen silk crepe sleeves embroidered in a couched silver wrapped thread rock & wave design, a narrow stance holding an arrow, and a bow with sword at the hip , suit of armor at the back and a cap tied around his neck, the head carved of wood covered in gofun with fine painted features and inset hair, standing on a black lacquered b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354062 (stock #UH20083)
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$6,500.00
Japanese pair of Takeda Ningyo depicting two actors from a Kabuki play with brocade costumes and exaggerated positions, complimentary embroidered chirimen sleeves, one with a carp leaping from the waves and the other with an anchor and waves, one holds a spear the other a bow and fan with paper wave stage prop in the foreground. The heads carved of wood covered in gofun with painted features and attached hair (replaced). Each standing on his own black lacquered stage box base. Minor signs of wea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354024 (stock #NG84009)
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$600.00
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding a crane under his right arm, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for longevity, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and applied hair. Minor surface restorations, hair loss, otherwise fine condition. 2-1/8” High. Edo Period, Circa 1820.