16 inch Rare antique German/Japanese ichimatsu, papier mache/composition swivel head doll with blue glass eyes. The 5 piece composition body is jointed at the hips and shoulders.
Painted brown brows and pate under the black bowl cut human hair wig with long queue. Pierced nostrils, closed mouth, large molded ears and a double chin which show the influence of a Japanese ichimatsu.
Dressed in a kimono style garment. Small crack on torso, some paint missing on right leg.
This doll is a bit of a mystery. Please let us know if you have any information or have seen one before.
Clean from a non-smoking environment
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