KYO DOL017Japanese Antique Bunraku Puppet Head of Woman
A beautiful real Bunraku Head with real hair and eyes close by pulling the string.

Bunraku, also known as Ningy? j?ruri, is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theater, founded in Osaka in 1684.
The heads of traditional puppets are carved by specialists. Controls for all movements of parts of the head are located on a handle that extends down from the neck of the puppet and are reached by the main puppeteer inserting his left hand into the chest of the puppet through a hole in the back of the torso.

There is small crack just under her lips.

Size (not including the neck and stick): H 5.5" (14cm), W 6" (15cm), D 6.5cm (17cm)
Height with the stick : 12" (30cm)
Location: Kyoto warehouse
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Price: $1950.00


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