A Japanese Samurai dolls, Meiji period, late 19th century, with Gofun faces and hands, with armor and period costume.
According to Japanese tradition when the son of the house learns the ways of the Samurai warrior Honour, Loyalty, Respect, Discipline etc., his father will bestow the doll to him as a reminder. A sign of acknowledgement that his son has come of age and responsibility. The son will then pass the doll down to the next generation. It's a family heirloom that is passed down generations.
Some signs of wear, discolouration and parts missing, height 19cm and 18cm
- Une paire de poupées Samurai Hina Ningyo
- Laiton, Textile
- Période Meiji (1868–1912)
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Bon état, voir la description
- 19×0×0 cm