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Marutaira dolls by Hashimoto Kozaburo - Rare pair of Sadaijin and Udaijin (ministers of the left and right) with weapons - Japan - Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Lot reference 13072515

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08-09-2017 12:50:03
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08-09-2017 12:50:03

Good condition, see description

The 250 years old Marutaira Ooki Hezo house of Kyoto is well known for the quality of its doll and the details put in the manufacturing process. The dolls are mainly used during the hinamatsuri or doll festival for girls on the 3rd of March.

The original wood box with its certificate, indicates the dolls as a Sadaijin, minister of the left, and an Udaijin, minister of the right. The two were a government position in Japan in the late Nara (710–794) and Heian (794–1185) periods. The Sadaijin was the Senior Minister of State, overseeing all functions of government with the Udaijin as his deputy.

As indicated in the certificate, the name of the craftsman who made the dolls is Kozaburo Hashimoto, therefore dating the dolls around the late 19th century. The dolls are wood made with a splendid attention to details like for example the eyes that are almost real. The ministers hats or eboshi can be removed.

Both dolls are around 20x15x8 cm and in fine conditions for the age, the kimonos have some minor stains and signs of wearing that are not so evident even standing close by.

Most of the weapons and insignias of their ranking are present: 2 swords, 3 bows (likely missing one), 2 set of arrows and lances.

The box is 41x23x17 cm

Will be sent carefully packed with tracking parcel.

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Member since: April 20, 2016
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    Alles super geklappt. Gerne wieder!

    1966joerg August 19, 2017

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    PRECISO SIA NELLA CONSEGNA SIA NELLA TIPOLOGIA DEL MATERIALE DESCRITTO.. OTTIMA PERSONA

    EMANUELE65 July 27, 2017

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    Hele snelle levering en berichtgeving als het opgestuurd is etc. Goed en veilig verpakt.

    AnneVanDijk July 5, 2017

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    Verzenden duurt lang nog niks binnen begrijp het niet

    vrolijkevisser June 12, 2017

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    According to the post tracking, the parcel reached your home in 2 days. Then apparently a message was left in your mailbox as the post company indicates that they tried 4 times to make the delivery but you were never at home. Please do not blaim me for postal related issues due to your absence from home. Best regards.
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    items zoals beschreven, goed verpakt.
    Pro-actieve mails i.v.m. verzending = goede verkoper.

    ostap May 3, 2017

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