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Japanese Late Edo Period Seated Imperial Gosho Ningyo Doll

$55,000

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Japanese rare late Edo period large Imperial Gosho Ningyo doll. The piece depicts a cute chubby child with very white skin, small limbs and big head with a bright expression and playful posture. Gosho ningyo dolls were given as gifts within the Imperial family. Costumed in a sumptuous and finely embroidered lime green silk kimono and holding a gold Lacquered battle toy fan. The piece is carved of wood with a multitude of applied layers of gofun oyster shell lacquer. In great antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)Width: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Depth: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Edo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    LacqueredWood,Textile,Silk
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: G228 - 114947 - 20051stDibs: LU889318994682

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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