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Keshi Ningyo, Daimyo Gyoretsu (#30414)

  • Keshi Ningyo, Daimyo Gyoretsu (#30414)
  • Keshi Ningyo, Daimyo Gyoretsu (#30414)

NAME: Keshi Ningyo of a Daimyo Gyoretsu

SIZE: The dolls are around 5/8" tall (some variations). The box measures 13-1/2" long x 1-3/4" deep x 2" high.

CONDITION: Recent set, 27 figures including one on a horse, an extra horse and palanquin. Figures accounted for but three (3) hats missing.

Box was stained probably by consumer. Long crack on the top of the lid.

NOTES: During the Edo period, a law, called "Sankin Kotai" was created to help control the Daimyo (Feudal Lords). The law required every Daimyo to spend every other year in Edo (Tokyo). The travelling procession of the Daimyo household often included over 200 samurai (soldiers) and was called Daimyo Gyoretsu. With hundreds of Daimyo coming or going every year, these processions were common occurrences.

For further information, see "Keshi Ningyo" under "INFORMATION" category to the left or click on this link: Keshi Ningyo.

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 21 July, 2012.

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