Lot 282

Doll for Boys' Day (Tango, May 5). The general has a long black beard and is dressed in a white dress with a jade necklace and armour on his shoulder. He is sitting on a red lacquered bench with a sword in his lap, a separate bow; perhaps Jimmu Tenno, the first emperor who is often depicted in a white dress; he has a long beard and often holds a long bow in his hand. In his original box with a label from Oki Heizo, active since c. 1770. In two boxes. Meiji - Taisho period.
A so-called General doll for Boys Day (Tango, May 5th). The general has a long black beard and is clad in a white dress and has a jade necklace, he has armour at the shoulder and at the upper legs. He sits in a red lacquered bench with a sword on his lap, with a separate bow; possibly Jimmu Tenno, the first Emperor who is often depicted in a white dress; he has a long beard and often holds a long bow in his hand. In original box with a label of Oki Heizo, active since c. 1770 and a prominent doll shop in Kyoto. In two boxes. Meiji - Taisho Period.
H.: c. 53 cm

Location of the item
France - 75009 Paris