Vintage Cloisonné Geisha Kimono & Headdress Figurine with Stand in Original Box

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 09, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House

I happened along an estate sale this week and I have a good number of things to add. I will be listing vintage jewelry--some in perfect condition and some for repairs or crafting. I will also be listing vintage purses, doilies, hat pins, mink accessories, mens vintage accessories and lots more. There were a good number of really spectacular vintage items so please be patient as I add them as fast as I can. I will do my best to start most of these out at .99 cents.

Sorry for the long description but there is a lot to be said about this beautiful piece. You are bidding on a truly stunning Geisha Cloisonn é figurine from my recent estate find. This is really a beautiful example of cloisonné. She is approximately 11 ½ inches tall (with stand). Gathering information about this piece has been interesting. I found an almost identical piece to this on Etsy with an expensive price tag--judging by their description, and others from past sales like this figurine according to WorthPoint, it seems that the face and hand may be made of bone. I have no way to verify this or test it--I can only pass along what I have found of similar items--I am not sure that is the case because the material seems much softer than bone. The face is so delicately painted with wispy pieces of hair falling on her face. The body seems to be a cast metal and her
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