This is a lovely pair of hakata dolls probably representing the imperial couple. These hakata dolls are beautifully and intricately decorated. They are signed on the bottom and come with a name plate. It also comes with a display base and a storage box.
Hakata dolls are a traditional unglazed earthenware doll. They are made from white clay and are mainly produced in the Hakata area of Fukuoka in northern Kyushu. Hakata dolls are one of the most delicately made Japanese clay figurines.
Height: 12,5 cm and 9,5 cm Diameter foot: 6,5 cm and 4,2 cm Weight: 161 g. and 83 g. Style: Hakata Signed by the artisan: Yes
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