Friday, April 16, 2010

Ancient China Doll

Yehey! I got a parcel yesterday from China. Well I have been waiting for this parcel for a long time, glad it came in great shape. I bought this on ebay for 99 cents and paid $16 bucks for shipping and handling....waaaaaaa! I have 4 Asian dolls now (Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and China). I should have buy a Filipino doll when we went to the Philippines...lol!
This doll is one of the "beauty ladies of China". She is one of the 4 Chinese women who renowned for their most beauty in legendary ancient China. The Four Beauties are the most beautiful and significant women in ancient.

Their stories all are based on fact but they are also steeped in legend. The stories of the Four Beauties remained famous until today because of their effect on the Ancient Chinese Emperors and Kingdoms with whom they were involved. Some of the Four Beauties brought kingdoms and dynasties the ruin and most of them ended their lives in tragedy.
Xi Shi was a legendary beauty of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 B.C.) in ancient China, "An apperance of Xi Shi is said to be so entrancingly beautiful that fish would forget how to swim and sink away from the surface when she walks by".

27 comments :

analou said...

It's beautiful dhemz. hahahha....99 cents and yet ang shipping is 16 dollars. Cge lang tsada man pod and doll. Worth keeping for..

Lulu said...

nice doll... mahal ng shipping pero the price is cheap so medyo bawi sad sa shipping...

Joops said...

Ang ganda sis, ang dami nyan sa Korea hehehehe...

charmie said...

ang cute naman ng doll ... ok lang ang shippping, its worth the price if u really like it..

bingkee said...

Kanindot ba ani uy...ganahan kaayo ko....I'm also collecting dolls---but only Japanese dolls---but then this one looks like one of my Japanese dolls. You gave me an idea to post my collection...hehehe

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Para kanino ba yung dolls, para sa private collection mo o para kay Akesha o para sa inyong dalawa, lol? Sayang nga, nasa Pinas ka na nuon eh hindi ka pa nakabili nang Filipina dolls. Maraming native dolls sa Filipiniana section nang mga big department stores katulad nang SM. Very meticulous yung research mo sa Chinese beauties ano? Hindi ba diyan kasama si Kwan Yin, ang lady goddess of mercy nang China? Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

Hazelicious929 said...

Hello Dhemz! How are you? You love collecting dolls pala. That's a cute doll... Have fun collecting!

Kenzo said...

this is so lovely!

lira said...

kagwapa sa doll oi. Nindot au kag collection Dhemz.

Cecile said...

very pretty doll at interesting din :-); thanks for the very informative post, dhemz :-)!

Mama Ko said...

Wow, lovely collection tsang, aguy mahal pa ang shipping kaysa pesyo hehehe. Well, its worth it. maayo unta ug makasuroy ta ug china so we can buy it personally sa.

Very informative tsang, if you need filipino beauty ako nlng picture ibutang pwedi nani hehehe.

hala tiwas sa ko ug adgi tsang. kisses sa kulot.

"BUTTERY"fly said...

I showed it to my daughter and she liked it! She loved it more because of the colorful attire. haha

Good buy!
BUTTERYFLY

Vernz said...

Mas mahal pa ang shipping .. pero gwapa siya Dhemz .... collector diay ka ani dear!

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Laikka said...

so impressed of you collecting different dolls...and this one is great! nahan ayo ko..hhehe!

happy weekend dhems!

mundo_idiot said...

very very very pretty doll!

Yen said...

Wow Dhemz mahilig ka pala mangolekta ng doll, ang cute.Next time papagawa ako ng life size doll na sakin ang features lahat, hehehe ireregalo ko sayo para bongga!hahaha,(ambisyosa ko no';-)

Hannah said...

nice doll! and it's cheap!

Glampinoy said...

Do you have Chinese blood?

Bambie dear ★ said...

so lovely naman... surprisingly its only 99cents.. dinaan na lang sa shipping. Mura naman kasi talaga sa China. Nice collection =) happy weekend =)

Chie Wilks said...

wow...it's lovely sis and 99cents?great buy...karon rku kabalu nga you are collecting dolls..nice collection sis..

Wengss said...

wow, great collection. kanindot ana.
mura kag friend nako dri nga taga sri lanka. She has a lot of dolls from different countries more than 10 yata dolls nya,one of her doll is from phils. Gipalit sa iya anak na babae sa manila ba to or cebu when they landed there. Swerte siya kay flights stewardes iya anak, mao nga taga asa tugpa ngita og doll.
go on with your collection dhemz, maayo na. I wonder kung unsay nawong sa swedish doll? haha. I might research hehe.

momgen said...

Wow that is pretty....

Cacai M. said...

Sge lang madam sis because a doll is such a beauty! Beautiful!

eden said...

ka cute ana Dhemz.

londoniscool2009 said...

I remember when I was a wee kid shooting dolls like that with my air pistol. They provided me with such great fun...!

inday_adin said...

That is really cute mommy Dhemz! :)

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