Batens, Lea: IDENTIFYING JAPANESE DOLLS. Notes on Ningyo. Leiden, 2001. 144 pp. 80 colour plates. 26x22 cm. Cloth.
A unique and resourceful book which will assist the collector and connoisseur of both familiar and unfamiliar figurines known as 'ningyo' - doll or human shape - in Japanese. These are not just toys but range from mass-produced playthings to imposing ritual objects.
Subjects: Dolls and Toys
Item 167 in List 203.
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