Vintage Japanese Ichimatsu Dolls ~ Gofun Kawaii Ningyo Composition Doll w/Original Silk Kimono
Description ~ this pre-WWII era Ichimatsu doll from Japan comes to you dressed in her original, silk Kimono and paper wrappings - done in composition and finished with matte Gofun, she has glass eyes, handpainted features, and human hair - she is simply spectacular.
Terminology: Ichimatsu -child-like; representing children Gofun - a white skin lacquer made from oyster shells Ningyo - human shaped Kawaii - cute Kimono - traditional Japanese dress
Highly collectible and displays absolutely wonderfully. Perfect for the Ichimatsu doll collector.
Measurements ~ approximately 9.75" tall
Pattern / Dates ~ early-century, c1930
Hallmarks ~ unsigned - please see pictures
Condition ~ Excellent: pre-owned vintage - while there are some flaws (please note pictures carefully), and the doll shows a bit of storage dirt, she is hard to find and nonetheless in wonderful shape for her age - she displays quite well.