SUPERB VINTAGE Red Kabuki LION DANCER CHARACTER DOLL

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 06,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

VINTAGE Kabuki LION DANCER Character Doll
KABUKI THEATER DOLL for Display
Handmade in Japan
Superb Lion Dancer
Kabuki (theater) doll in kneeling pose.
The Red hair representing the Mane of this Lion Dancer Doll is long and full, falling to the waistline at the front, and trailing down to the feet at the back, with length to spare for curling about the feet.
For Display only.
The doll represents a character in a Kabuki play (traditional Japanese Theater)
The face is ceramic with paper-weight eyes, glazed Kabuki Make-up, and closed mouth.
The Kabuki Lion Dancer's costume consists of an inner kimono together with an outer Kimono coat.
The upper inner kimono is gold and blue.
The kimono coat has a peony flower design on an orange background.
The obi(waist band) is made of a crimpy silk.
The outer Kimono coat has a peony flower design of muted reds with pale gold trails on the orange background.
The kimono pantaloons have a stylized flower design of green and greorange blossom with pale gold trails, on a beige background.
The MATERIALS and CONDITION:
This is a vintage doll about 25 years old.
The face and hands are ceramic.
The red mane and kimono are in very good condition with no color fading.
Footwear:
The lion dancer's traditional indoor socks or tabi, used in theatrical performances, are plastic.
The display is on an untreated wooden base.
Measurements:
The Lion Dancer Doll with Red Mane is 13 inches tall (33cm). His width across is outstretched hands measures 17 inches (43cm), and the depth of the doll display is about 11 inches (28cm).
The measurements of the untreated wood base are 17.5 by 10 inches (42cm by 10 cm)
He weighs about 4-lb. (1.7 kg). The shipping weight is approx. 6 lb / 2.5 Kg.
Age:
VINTAGE 25 Years Old.
This is a Quaint Doll in great condition, depicting Old Japan
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