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OG-154 Japanese Antique  Dolls of Twin Boys Courtier Dancers, 1900's

Absolutely rare extremely large Japanese antique pair of big dolls represents twin young courtier boys dancers with traditional bells in their hands for  Sambaso dance. Twin boys are dressed with traditional  high hats with stripes and Sun image and wonderfully crafted silk brocaded costumes with pine trees and flowers motif.
Each of the doll stands on one his leg and holds other leg suspended in well balanced dance position. Their very expressive faces carved of wood and covered in with a highly burnished gofun.
These magnificent dolls were crafted in Kyoto in the Meiji era (1868-1912), ensuring the finest quality and craftsmanship.
Dimensions: 47 cm / 18,5 high
Condition: very good condition according to age with small barely visible crack on one doll's foot.

Price: US $ 1 450.00
*Shipping and insurance fee  is approx. US$ 110-125.00
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