Japanese Kimekomi Little Princess doll, 1960's
Lovely Japanese kimekomi doll in style of Gosho doll represents
a little Princess with beautiful tiara on her head. The
tiara adorned with golden Bird of Paradise and red beads
and metal flowers - it is very fine and elegant work.
Gosho Dolls represent chubby little children with
large heads, round bodies and brilliant white skin. They
generally show an originality and character which places
them in a special category of Japanese dolls.
'Kimekomi' means "tuck in" in Japanese. The doll
body is made of compacted paulownia sawdust mixed with glue.
Clothes made of Japanese silk brocade with traditional design,
and are glued and tucked into grooves of a doll body. Doll's
face covered in a highly burnished gofun (crashed
oyster shell) and hand-painted artistically and the wig
is made of artificial or natural hair.
Dimensions: 22 cm / 8,7 inches high
Condition: very good according to age with no damage.
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