Seller: marspalmbeach2 (12) 100%, Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, Ships to: US, AU, Item: 222578360196 Mars Palm Beach Estate Holdings Signed Meiji Period Japanese Emperor and Empress Dolls with Provenance Click on image to enlarge A beautiful very fine pair of Japanese figural dolls, circa 1868-1890, depicting the emperor and empress in highly detailed clothing, traditional crushed bright white oyster shell faces and hands. Figures in elaborate many layered embroidered vivid textiles on a double base a textile covered attached base and a black lacquered with brass trim removable base. Beautiful empress with elaborate headdress aside the distinctive emperor, both very attractive both figures are marked with writing on the wood underneath the base. Both are in very good condition, to the top of empress headdress included in above measurements listed. Provenance--From The Edith Hale Harkness Collection- America’s Philanthropic Socialite of Standard Oil Fame. OF THE PERIOD Meiji PLACE OF ORIGIN Japan DATE OF MANUFACTURE circa 1868-1890 PERIOD 19th Century CONDITION Good WEAR Wear consistent with age and use DIMENSIONS 16 in.Hx16 in.Wx7.5 in.D 41 cmHx41 cmWx19 cmD DEALER LOCATION West Palm Beach, FL NUMBER OF ITEMS 2 About Us Our private 4 generation family world-wide holdings, amassed from a history of passionate collectors, from love of the hunt and appreciation of beauty-dreamers, industrialists, architects, philanthropists,designers,artists. Our collection includes a vast assemblage-diverse in scope, uncommon in nature-ranging from 16th thru 21st centuries-with venerable provenance- a King of Spain,a noted Fashionista,a Scion of Industry, American Society Heiress, African Princess,Royal Countess.The Doyenne of our establishment is Mars. Her experience and expertise in Art,Antiques,Design spans 4 decades as a partner, together with her illustrious husband,Ronn in interior architecture firm Ronn Jaffe,inc. Notable clients include the White House, Aristotle Onassis, the Sultan of Brunei, Countess de Quatro,and many Fortune 100 Corps. Also, Jaffe’s custom furniture,jewelry,and art is much sought after today. "Antiques and Vintage furnishings provide an appreciation of our roots and history. I encourage my clients to 'Keep the Story Alive'-passing on its continued heritage thru adding their own story in the mix. Also,we represent several design artists- the energy of contemporary furnishings and art impress our moment’s culture. We promise to hold your hand making purchases with us both easy and joyous. We continue to seek out the special and share the Magic!" Mars Questions? Click here to contact seller Payment Payment We accept payment by: Paypal Please call us with any questions 561-543-8383 Shipping Shipping We do try to make your purchase experience joyous., we do pack, wrap, or crate and ship our small items for an additional fee--furniture buyers must arrange for a pick up. 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We confirm that we either own the Work or are authorized to sell it on behalf of the owner. If you wish to rely on any variation of, or addition to, these terms and conditions, you must ensure that any such variation or addition has been agreed in writing by Mars PB. 2. STATEMENTS ABOUT THE WORK 2.1 All items are sold AS IS. Any and all statements by us as to the authenticity, attribution, description, date, age, provenance, title, or condition of the work constitute our judgment and opinion only and are not warranted by MPBl. We do not accept any liability as a result of any changes in expert opinion by MPB or any third party which may take place subsequent to the sale. This paragraph, however, shall not operate so as to exclude any liability on MPB’s part for any fraudulent misrepresentation concerning the work. 2.2 MPB cannot warrant and is not authorized to certify UL Laboratory compliance for any item. 2.3 While we will on request explain the condition of the work, at the time of the sale and provide any information about condition for which you may reasonably ask, we will not be responsible for any subsequent deterioration of the work, however occasioned, after the sale. 2.4 You are responsible for satisfying yourself as to statements made by us as to the matters set out in paragraphs 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 above. 3. 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We are happy to answer questions for a purchase. Please call with questions 561-543-8383 You may also be interested in... View more great items Template by Froo Apps Frooition | eBay design, eBay store design, eBay shop design, eBay template design, eBay listing design Depth: 7.5 in., Region of Origin: Japan, Age: 1850-1899, Type: Dolls, Height: 16 in. to top of Empress crown, Width: 16 in.