Antiquarian Art Co.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1399374 (stock #877)
Exquisite Japanese Madonna ningyo dolls of the Virgin Mary and Jesus. Gofun heads and hands, glass inset eyes, with delicate painted multi-stroke eyebrows and lower lashes on Madonna . Painted lips and a soft facial blush. Beautiful long black hair with painted hair strokes adorning her face. Halo's on both dolls, both dressed in beautiful silks and brocade's fabrics. They will come to you in a plexiglass display case. i do believe this is a very rare item and might be even one of a kind. However, I am not an expert on Japanese dolls. Wonderful rare set with a lovely sweet presence. Approximate dimensions of dolls : 11 and 8 inches ( 28 and 20 cm ) Approximately dimensions of case: 16x 10.5x 9 inches ( 40.5x 26.5x 23 cm)