Japanese dance kabuki Doll, Kanjincho, Samurai

This doll represents a character from the repertory of the traditional Japanese theater, kabuki. This character is featured in a very famous historical play called "Kanjincho" .It represents the character of Benkei, one of the followers of Yoshitune, disguised as a mountain hermit.The fabric for the clothing is silk. This doll is second hand and it was hand made about 40 years ago.His face, hands and feet are Gofun. Length 36cm (14.2inches) Base 5cm(1.97inches)