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CC1013: Isho Gosho Ningyo

Japanese Isho Gosho-ningyo


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CC1013
Japanese Isho Gosho-ningyo, a standing palace male child figure carved of wood and covered in multiple layers of burnished and polished gofun, with painted features and black cut velvet fabric inset for the hair, fabric covered bendable wire arms (for costume changing), dressed in three layers of silk kimono, orange, white and  resist dyed chirimen with abstract pattern.
Condition: Signs of wear, minor hairline cracks vertically above the left eye and evidence of restorations, otherwise fine condition.
5-1/8" high.
Edo period, circa 1800.
$3750.

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Ex Carabet Collection, California.
$3750.00
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CC1029: Karakuri Gosho Ningyo

Japanese Karakuri Gosho Ningyo (mechanical palace doll)


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CC1029
Japanese Karakuri Gosho Ningyo (mechanical palace doll) of a seated boy costumed as a new year’s performer with lion mask on top of his head and a rattle in each hand which raises and lowers alternately with a twist of a knob at the back, wearing a brocade bib and embroidered red silk crepe vest, all constructed of papier-mâché covered in gofun with painted features and inset hair.
Condition: Minor signs of wear otherwise fine condition.
7-1/2” high.
Circa 1820.
$5600.

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Ex Carabet Collection, California.
$5600.00
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CC1075: Mitate Noh Gosho Ningyo

Japanese set of Mitate Noh Gosho Ningyo


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CC1075
Japanese set of Mitate Noh Gosho Ningyo, a noh performance parody set of three standing young male figures costumed similarly in embroidered chirimen bibs and robes, one having a Chinese style cap with sword in hand, another with red long haired wig and the last in lacquered cap holding a Chinese style fan, all as an amusement for the nobility of feudal Japan, each figure carved of wood, sexed and covered in layers of burnished gofun with painted features, all supported on a black lacquered stand.
Condition: The ningyo holding the fan has a crack running across the breadth of the face, others with minor cracks and signs of age otherwise fine.
Each figure measures: 5 in. high, overall 7-3/4 in. H x 12 in. W x 6-1/4 in. D.
Edo period, circa 1800.
$8500.

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Ex Carabet Collection, California.
$8500.00
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CC1193:Kuge Tachiko Gosho Ningyo

Japanese Kuge Tachiko Gosho-ningyo


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CC1193
Japanese Kuge-tachiko gosho-ningyo, (a model of a standing child of the court aristocrats) with young noblewoman’s hairstyle, embroidered and painted floral red/orange long sleeved kimono and tied blue hakama brocade faded almost to white, the head, hands and feet carved of wood and covered in gofun.
Extremely faded, hairline crack to the gofun at the nose bridge otherwise fine condition.
10-3/4 in. high.
Meiji period, circa 1880.
$1100.

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Ex Carabet Collection, California.
$1100.00
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CC1194:Gosho Isho Ningyo

Japanese Gosho Isho Ningyo


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CC1194
Japanese Gosho Isho-ningyo, a standing palace princess costumed in red hakama with beautiful embroidered kimono in a garden floral motif, the head and hands of tosa, covered in gofun with painted features.
Minor signs of age, otherwise excellent condition.
9-1/2 in. high.
Meiji Period, circa 1900. 
$1100.

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Ex Carabet Collection, California.
$1100.00
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NG75017: Gift Bearing Kofuku Gosho Ningyo

Gift Bearing Kofuku Gosho Ningyo


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NG75017
Japanese Kofuku no inori Gosho Ningyo (a good luck prayer palace doll) of a kneeling boy holding a gold lacquered presentation box, a wish for prosperity, costumed in a orange chirimen painted bib with good luck images,the form carved of wood and covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features.
Condition: Hair and bib pigment losses, gofun restorations and surface cracks at the right cheek, arms, back and base otherwise good condition.
5 in. high.
Edo period, circa 1800.
$2800.
$2800.00
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NG84004: Mitate Kofuku Gosho Ningyo

Mitate Kofuku Gosho Ningyo


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NG84004
apanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding a bird cage in front of him with a bird in the palm of his right hand, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for freedom from the compulsory residence in Edo, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and couched chirimen bib and applied hair, all on a silk and brocade cushion.
Minor surface restorations and cracks on the left arm, otherwise fine condition. Wood storage box.
6-5/8 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$4500.
$4500.00
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NG84006: Gambling Kofuku Gosho Ningyo

Gambling Kofuku Gosho Ningyo


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NG84006
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump male child kneeling with a game board in front of him, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for good fortune in gambling endeavors and competitions, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and traces of the applied hair.
Gofun restorations and several surface cracks at the legs, right temple, back and base otherwise good condition.
5-5/8 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$3000.
$3000.00
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NG84007: Kofuku Treasures Gosho Ningyo

Kofuku Treasures Gosho Ningyo 


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NG84007
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump male child seated with one leg tucked under and the other bent forward, holding symbols of mythical treasures the chintamani and the treasure cloak, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for obtaining good fortune and treasures, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and two black cut velvet insets at the top of the head. Contemporary purple chirimen display cushion.
Minor pigment losses and signs of age otherwise fine condition.
3-1/8 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$1500.
$1500.00
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NG84008: Small Kofuku Inubako Gosho Ningyo

Small Kofuku Inubako Gosho Ningyo 


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NG84008
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding an inu-baku (an akita puppy shaped decorative storage box usually shown as part of a Hina Matsuri display), traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for good fortune, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and black cut velvet inset at the top of the head. Contemporary purple chirimen display cushion.
Minor pigment losses and signs of age otherwise fine condition.
2-1/4 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$550.
$550.00
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NG84009: Small Kofuku Longevity Gosho Ningyo

Small Kofuku Longevity Gosho Ningyo


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NG84009
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding a crane under his right arm, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for longevity, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and applied hair.
Minor surface restorations, hair loss, otherwise fine condition.
2-1/8 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$600.
$600.00
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NG84010: Standing Tachiko Gosho Ningyo

Standing Tachiko Gosho Ningyo


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NG84010
Japanese Tachiko Gosho Ningyo, standing male figure with ikat patterned purple chirimen silk kimono with tea green lining and brocade obi costume. All carved of Kiri wood (Paulownia) with fabric and wire arms, covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun, inset hair and painted features. Mounted on a contemporary bronze stand.
Gofun restorations and surface cracks on the body, otherwise fine condition.
14 in. high overall.
Edo period, circa 1820.
$6400.
$6400.00
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NH12118: A Gosho Ningyo's Beagle

Gosho Gofun Dog


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NH12118
Japanese Ningyo of a Beagle pup to accompany a Gosho Ningyo, standing attentively four square with head raised and tail curled, rendered in white gofun with painted brown spots and ears, glass inset eyes, chirimen silk collar with brass leash.
Originally tosa (sawdust) body, restored with epoxy injections, minor pigment losses and signs of wear, otherwise fine condition.
5-3/4 in. high x 6-1/2 in.long x 2-1/2 in. wide.
Edo period, Circa 1840.
$2500.
$2500.00
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NH22028: Large Tsukune Gosho Ningyo

Tsukune Gosho w/eboshi


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NH22028
Large Japanese Kofuku-no-inori Gosho Ningyo, of a male child resting on one knee donning a black lacquered eboshi nobleman’s hat, a good luck wish for rising within the hierarchy, costumed in embroidered bib with auspicious clam shells, carved of wood covered in fine multiple layers of gofun with painted features, including the Mizuhike gift forelock painted on the forehead, temples and back, seated on an orange silk crepe cushion. Wood storage box.
Minor surface cracks to gofun, minor staining, otherwise fine condition.
12 in. high overall.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$7200.
$7200.00
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NH22032: Seated Gosho Ningyo

Seated Gosho Ningyo


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NH22032
Japanese Gosho Ningyo, a palace figure of a young noble boy seated with his feet extended forward holding a gold leafed folding signal battle fan in his right hand above his head (a symbolic wish for strength and leadership), costumed in a orange layered silk kimono, the figure carved of kiri (Paulownia) covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features and inset hair.
Minor surface crack alongside the nose, cracks to the gofun surface on the body, minor signs of age otherwise fine condition.
Wood storage box.
Measuring: 12 in. high x 10 in. wide x 8 in. deep.
Edo period, circa 1820.
$9500.
$9500.00
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UG81008: Japanese Clam Digger Gosho Ningyo

Japanese Kofuku No Inori Clam Digger Gosho Ningyo 


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UG81008
Japanese Ko fuku no inori Gosho Ningyo, a good luck prayer wish palace figure of a plump boy carved of wood kneeling in front of a large painted clam shell with a clam digging tool in his right hand, a wish for finding conjugal love or possibly a parody of Urashima Taro discovering the undersea kingdom which is known to be inside a clam shell, a village scene is painted on his chirimen bib, the body is covered in gofun with inset hair and painted features kneeling on a silk brocade cushion.
Gofun restorations, signs of age & wear, minor surface cracks at the left heel and the underside, otherwise fine condition.
6-1/2 in. high.
Edo period, circa 1850.
$3600.
$3600.00
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UG90016: Minogame Kofuku Gosho Ningyo

Minogame Kofuku Gosho Ningyo


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UG90016
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump kneeling male child holding a minogame, the longevity turtle, over his right shoulder, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for a long life, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and hair inserts at the temples.
Minor pigment losses and restorations otherwise fine condition.
4-1/4 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$2200.
$2200.00
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UH20079: Small Gosho

Small Gosho


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UH20079
Japanese Kofuku no inori gosho ningyo (a good luck palace doll), an unusual standing version holding the Buddhist gem (Chintamani), carved of wood and covered in several layers of gofun with painted features, velvet hair and painted silk crepe bib.
Gofun cracks at the back, other minor signs of wear, otherwise fine condition.
4 in. high.
Edo period, circa 1800.
$650.
$650.00
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UH30011: Squatting Kofuku Gosho

Squatting Kofuku Gosho


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UH30011
Japanese Kofuku-no-inori gosho ningyo (a good luck wish palace doll) of a plump male child squatting with his knees pulled to his chest and his feet close together, both hands and his sides, traditionally given amongst the nobility as a wish for obtaining good fortune, all carved of wood covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features, applied and painted chirimen bib and kerchief.
Several gofun cracks on his backside and on one arm, minor pigment losses and signs of age otherwise fine condition.
3-1/8 in. high.
Edo Period, circa 1820.
$1100.
$1100.00
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