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September Spectacular

Sat, Sep 17, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 296

5 Vintage Japanese Traditional Dolls

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Group of five vintage traditional Japanese dolls (ningyo). Japanese, ca. mid 20th century. Each doll has a realistic face, covered with of gofun and inset glass eyes, with very detailed clothing and accessories. All seem to be wearing travelling garb, three have hats and one has a katana (samurai sword). Three men and two women. Condition: good overall, with expected wear, some tearing / loss of pieces of cloth. Possible breaks, but all figures appear complete. One figure has gofun loss on top of head. All about 8 1/2" tall, approximately. Keywords: musha, figurine, craft, tradition, fancy, decor, decoration, precious, house, home, household, art, artist