Add us to your RSS reader and bookmark us to stay updated with the latest antique doll Details of the above video:Description Antique Japanese Fushimi ceramic figure. Dolls such as this are thought to have originated in the town of Fushimi near the ancient imperial capital of Kyoto. The figures were first manufactured around the start of the Edo period (1600-1868) and were sold to pilgrims visiting the famous Fushimi Inari Shinto shrine (Shinto is the native religion of Japan). The dolls were thought to possess power from the shrine which would bless the homes of the returning pilgrims, and thus Fushimi ... Check back tomorrow for more antique doll and vintage doll collecting tips and dolls for sale.