Old Vintage Japanese Samurai Figure Doll -Uehara Gyokuho Product. Condition : Very Old Vintage Condition(heavy color fading by ages) Origin : 100% MADE IN JAPAN Material : Mixed Materials (Metal and Silk and Plastic) Age : SHOWA Size : approx H81cm x 36cm x 30cm (29inch x 14inch x 11inch) Notice : This is not wearble Armor. This Doll is for only display. Notice : Please do not misunderstand. This is NOT full size armor. This is a Doll. Edo armor with sturdiness and dignity, and delicate and aristocratic Kyoto armor. Let us introduce you to the elaborate armor made by hand. This armor, which is made through an entirely different process from Iron armor, was born by the hands of craftsmen who make genuine artistic armor. Tradition still exists in these works. This armor is not wearable and for display uses only. Armors and samurai dolls have been decorated at the boy’s festival with a wish of to make one’s child grow healthy and strong since the ancient times in Japan. Armors and helmets do not only take over the exorcism as a substitute for one’s child but it has also been regarded to lead future success. Kyo armor and Edo armor. It is characterized by a sparkling atmosphere heavily using metals. The Kyo armor which decorated accessories and gold leaves everywhere and was attached to a placket called a crown head to the center of the helmet. It has a sense of ecstasy and elegance. Edo armor Edo armor was born and developed in a samurai society, and it is characterized by a dense and powerful atmosphere made by imagining armor for an actual war. Since excessive decoration is unnecessary on the battlefield, it gives a plain and calm impression compared to Kyo armor, which has strong decorative elements. However, Edo armor has sophisticated beauty due to its simplicity, and the high artistic quality can be seen in vigorous and bold textures. And Shoken Odoshi Shoken means pure silk and Odoshi refers to how to knit a string of armor helmets. All orders are securely packaged and send ECONOMY AIR. It takes about 2weeks to 3weeks. Please decide the final judgment for the item value by yourself. Most of the items are very old and not mint condition. They have age appropriate flaws and rust. International Buyers – Please Note. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts – US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item “Old Vintage Japanese Samurai Figure Doll -Uehara Gyokuho Product” is in sale since Friday, June 1, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Armor”. The seller is “bronzemuseumjapan” and is located in Fukuoka. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: Showa
- Primary Material: Mixed Materials
- Maker: Uehara Gyokuho
- Type: Figure Doll