Collecting, buying and selling antique Japanese Swords such as Katana’s, Wakizashi’s and Tanto’s

Doll 4

Product No. Doll 004
Product name Doll (人形)
Design Sitting Samurai warrior, surrounding with arrows storage in a rack together with a Kyudo bow.
Mei None.
Material Scale used clothing fabric, head and hands of wood.
Area of Origin Probably Kyoto.
Era 明治 Meiji period, 1868 -1912.

 

Dimensions

Width doll

Width Platform

34 cm

35.5 cm

Depth doll

Depth Platform

22 cm

28 cm

Height doll

Height Platform

31 cm

5   cm

Height of the Arrows 34 cm
Additional Information Japanese samurai dolls are part of the display used for Boy’s Day on every 5th of May in Japan. The dolls are figures of historical heroes or legendary people to inspire the boys of the family (probably husbands are also included today) with their manliness and hopefully discipline and bravery to go along with them. Samurai Yoroi armor, Kabuto helmet with swords, bow with arrows are popular items chosen today for the day.

This doll has a fine faces of Gofun (oyster shell lacquer) aged to a burnished tone, with painted details. Also the hands are covered very fine in detail.

 

Price €  1350,– (Shipping and insurance fees are not included in the price).

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