Three-color mold of paper mache lucky Daruma doll

Three-color mold of paper mache lucky Daruma doll

Paper mache pattern of Daruma doll of Japanese traditional lucky charm (Daruma = Bodhidharma / “Father of Zen Buddhism”), coated with concrete and red base-paint, with such unintentional impression of yellow and blue paint caused by manufacturing process. Heavy and pop mingei folk art piece coming from Daruma doll craftsman as an unusual implement, as a rare abstraction. Showa period, 20th century. approx. H 21cm (8.26in), W 20cm (7.87in), D 17cm (6.69in)

 

 

 

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