KINTARO (Dealer: YAURU) – Old Fushimi clay doll (ref. https://darumadollmuseum.blogspot.com/2004/11/fushimi-clay-dolls.html) of ‘Kintaro’ (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kintar%C5%8D), Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, Japan, approx. H 207 x W 230 x D 80mm (8.14 x 9.05 x 3.14in). At that time in Japan, such dolls painted in red were folklorelly the amulets for the children for keeping away from diseases.
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