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Early Boxed Grand Kabuki Theatre Tamabasuro Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Early Boxed Grand Kabuki Theatre Tamabasuro Doll, Japan, early 19th century, composition/gofun doll, narrow pupil-less black eyes, open mouth, slender face, articulation at neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip (pelvic piece swivels), knees, and ankles, with cloth at upper arm, (minor fine crazing on cheeks), wearing partial paper wrap, has short wig on head and five extra wigs for various Kabuki theatre roles, housed in original segmented box with paper label, includes set of colorful priest robes, Samurai warrior outfit with accessories and two Samurai unmarried lady kimonos, one gold striped, one gray, doll ht. 12 1/4; box 17 x 8 x 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $900-1,200

Keywords

Japan, priest , Kabuki, Kimono, Theatre in Japan