Boys’ Days Ningyo of Emperor Ojin, 19th Century
Carrying a fan in one hand, the imposing figure in elaborate robes and armour, a sword swung to one side
height 16.9" — 43 cm.
Also known as Homutawake or Homudawake, Emperor Ojin was the 15th emperor of Japan and is thought to have ruled between 270 to 310 AD.
Lots 39-41: Japanese Warrior Dolls from a Private Toronto Collection
Department: Asian Art