NH11013 Japanese Takeda Ningyo, depicting  a kabuki actor on the stage possibly in the role of Soga no Goro Tokimune, dressed in kinran dragon & cloud brocade textiles and chirimen silk crepe sleeves embroidered in a couched silver wrapped thread rock & wave design, a narrow stance holding an arrow, and a bow with sword at the hip , suit of armor at the back and a cap tied around his neck, the head carved of wood covered in gofun with fine painted features and inset hair, standing on a black lacquered box stage base with embroidered inset front panel. Minor losses & restorations, otherwise fine condition. 16-3/4” High overall. Edo Period, Circa 1800. $3,500.


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