Dolls of old man and woman with broom, symbol of longevity

Made:
1851-1900 in Japan
maker:
Unknown

2 painted wooden dolls, an old man and woman dressed in brocaded silk robes, woman carries a broom symbol of longevity, in square wooden box, Japanese, 1851-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A657043
Materials:
complete, cotton, plaster, silk, straw and wood
Measurements:
male doll: 100 mm x 65 mm x 36 mm,
box: 68 mm x 148 mm x 148 mm,
type:
doll
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • statue
  • figurine