Couple of wedding dolls. India, 20th Century


Couple of wood wedding dolls.
Couple of dolls offered during the ceremony to assure joy and longevity to the couple. Richly adorned with numerous jewelry, the figurines are presented standing on small plinths, the arms extended along the body. These dolls were often clothed with fabric outfits and gold earrings.

Southern India, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, Early 20th Century.

Heights: 39,2 cm (15-1/2 in.) and 39,6 cm (15-1/2 in.).

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  2
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012100834