Japanese antique Oiran silk faced doll, 1950's
Splendid very rare
Japanese antique silk-faced doll represents
Oiran dressed in numerous rich kimonos and
silk brocaded obi belt tied in Oiran's style in front,
and adorned with golden cords. Her complexity special
Oiran hair style embellished with numerous hair-pins,
bira-bira pins and comb as well as silk fabric
and rope. Oiran's traditional wooden sandals have three
very high heels. Doll face, arms and legs perfectly
crafted from silk fabric and her beautiful face hand
painted artistically and delicate.
From the Edo period the Oiran were the best classes among
the women of pleasure and they had the most elaborate and
rich costume and hair style possible. She might walk out
splendid dressed and escorted by apprentices and little
Their art and fashions often set trends and, because of this, cultural aspects
of Oiran traditions continue to be preserved to this day.
Dimensions of the doll: 67 cm /26,3 inches high
Condition: the doll is in excellent condition according
to age with no damage and with wonderful antique taste.
Price: US$ 790.00
Express mail delivery fee with full insurance will be
about US$ 105-135.00