Hina dolls

Explore a collection of beautiful Hina Dolls for display and collection. Discover the rich history and cultural significance of these exquisite dolls and add a touch of elegance to your home.
Japanese Antique Hina Dolls China, Origami, Oriental, Kokeshi Dolls, Japanese Dolls, Japanese Antiques, Japanese Traditional, Japanese Culture, Vintage Japanese

Three Japanese Jyokan (ladies-in-waiting) hina dolls are a part of the hina doll set displayed for the Hina Matsuri Festival, Japanese Girls Day in March, also called the Peach Festival. This day is reserved for the girls of the family wishing for their well-being for the coming year. Late Meiji to Taisho period, early 1900’s. When the peach blossoms start to open by breaking through the snow from February to March, it is the announcement of the arrival of spring. Plums are often associated…

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Oyama Doll Dolls, Doll Maker, Japanese Dolls, Doll Museum, Hina Dolls, Dolls For Sale, Kimono Top, Cute Dolls, Matsuri Festival

Today, we arrived in Iwatsuki to explore the remarkable Togyoku dolls at the Tougyoku Dolls Museum. The town is renowned for its rich doll-making heritage, boasting over 300 skilled doll-makers. This tradition dates back to the 1700s when the town's Paulownia trees were discovered to be ideal for woodcarving. Soon the town became a center for the production of hina dolls, and the tradition continues to this day.

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Japanese Holidays, Hina Matsuri, Heian Era, Hina Dolls, Japanese Festival, Japanese Travel, Colored Rice, Japan Travel Guide, March 3rd

Hinamatsuri, also known as Doll's Day or Girls' Day, is a traditional Japanese festival celebrated on March 3 each year. The festival is dedicated to young girls, and the centerpiece of the celebration is the display of hina dolls, which represent the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians of the Heian period (794-1185). This unique Japanese festival is celebrated differently depending on the region you're in, but most customs will include some similar features, like a set of cute hina…

Oriental, Japanese Dolls, Japanese Traditional, Silk Kimono, Japanese, Asian Doll, Hina Dolls, Kyoko, Asian Art

Exquisite set of Japanese Dairi bina (hina), the emperor and the empress dolls from early to mid Showa period. This is not a large set of dolls. The measurements of the wood box are 17” wide x 12 3/4” tall x 13 1/2” deep. We should add the approximate sizes of dolls. The label indicates that they are from Matsuzaka-ya, a major department store. Matsuzaka-ya started as a kimono store in late 16th century, pre Edo period. The beautiful details are packed in the small dolls - photos could…

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Antique Japanese Hina Dolls, Daijin Ningyo Samurai, Kimonos, Figurine, Japanese Dolls, Japanese Traditional, Japanese Antiques, Japanese Warrior, Japanese Geisha, Japanese

Fine old zuishin dolls from the Meiji period (1868-1912), approx. 8” (20.3cm) tall. Zuishin dolls are commonly called daijin (minister) dolls; the elder man on the right (facing) is called "left daijin" and the younger man, right daijin or ya (arrows) daijin. They were created as an addition to the emperor and empress Dairi-bina sometime in the mid 18th century by Kyoto doll makers. Armed with a sword, bow and arrows, they were the toneri (zuishin) from the Heian court (794-1185). The…

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