Antique Japanese Emperor and Empress Hina Ningyo Meiji Style Set/2
A beautiful pair of great Japanese emperor and empress dolls, or Kokin-bina, dressed in formal palace attire. The empress's dress is detailed in fine brocade silk and decorated with hand-embroidered flowers. The empress has a fan and she has been crowned with an elaborate headdress with long beads that symbolizes a bird. Both dolls have gofun faces and hands that are still in excellent condition. Beautifully detailed accessories including the crown and the fan of the empress and the long sword White segregious tsuka (handle) and the traditional black hat of the emperor.
Every year on March 3 Japan celebrates Het pen Festival (Hina Matsuri). On this day, families set up a special altar for the dolls. They decorate this altar with branches of peach blossoms and make offerings to the Hina dolls.
Dimensions: 43 x 46 per doll White pillow
Period: Meiji period, 1868-1912
Condition: Fabrics and the dolls are in good condition; some vulnerability with the hair of the empress.
Only one copy!
This product is handmade and/or handpainted and therefore unique. This means that it may differ slightly from the product picture.