Japanese Antique Doll of Yoshitsune playing the flute, 1930-40's
doll represents the young prince Yoshitsune
(1159-1189), also called Ushiwaka, a military
leader and hero of Japanese lore (Heike Monogatari,
Japanese medieval narrative). He stand on a bridge (wooden
pommel of a bridge's banister is before him) under a weeping
willow tree. Young prince is dressed with dark-blue silk
brocade hitatare, orange-red kimono,
white with violet hakama pants and black wooden
geta. His tachi sword is attached
to his obi belt. His long black hair brushed as Heian
era style for young aristocrats. Yoshitsune
holds a traditional Japanese flute in his hands.
This wonderful doll crafted around 30'- 40's with very rich
and very detailed costume.
Antique glass-wooden display box come with.
Dimensions: 35,5 cm / 14” high
Condition: The doll has been kept carefully in glass box,
so it is in excellent condition without any damage and wit
really antique taste.
Price: US$ 225.00
*Mail delivery and insurance fee will be approx.
US $ 80-85.00 (without glass box US$ 45-48.00)