Japanese Antique Doll of Yoshitsune playing the flute, 1930-40's
Antique Japanese doll representing the
young Yoshitsune (1159-1189), also called Ushiwaka,
a military leader and hero of Japanese lore (Heike Monogatari,
Japanese medieval narrative).
He is dressed with green-blue silk brocade hitatare, wooden
geta, orange-red kimono and with gauzy kimono which used as
on his head for escaping recognition. His tachi sword
attached to his obi belt. His long black hair brushed as Nambokucho (1336-1392) era style for young aristocrats.
Yoshitsune plays the flute. This wonderful doll crafted
around 30'- 40's with very rich and very detailed costume.
Wooden stand with name of the doll and artist's name and
old display and storage box come with.
Dimensions: 35,7 cm / 14” high
Condition: The doll has been kept carefully in glass box,
so it is in excellent condition without any damage
Sold, thank you