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Doll 16

Product No. Doll 016
Product name Musicians (ミュージシャン).
Design A set of five(5) musicians, all with the same design/size in clothing. Design of the clothing is scaled. Antique musician dolls for the Japanese Hina Matsuri Festival (Girl’s Day)
Mei None.
Material Wood, scaled clothing  with three (3) drums and stick.
Era End of 明治 Meiji period, 1868 -1912begin of 昭和 Middle Showa period +/- 1920.


Width +/- 17    cm each.
Depth +/- 10.5 cm each.
Height +/- 15   cm each.
Additional Information The dolls are from early 1900, the late Meiji period to early Showa period. The body is made out of straw, old glass eyes and their faces (wood or wood powder) are covered with layers of Gofun (white surface coating made out of ground oyster shell and animal glue). Small damages to the faces or heads but there is Gofun missing from the tips of some fingers. These dolls have quite expressive faces.

Price €  270,– (Shipping and insurance fees are not included in the price).

All pictures may show some colour differences. I have tried to show everything as natural as possible.

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