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Kokeshi doll - bamboo design, medium (25cm)

Product Description

Unusual Kokeshi doll from the Creative era of Japanese doll-making where more detailed shapes and designs emerged.

This Wakatake design is bamboo-shaped with floral patterns and Kanji writing on the front. The maker's signature is inked on the base.

This vintage piece is turned, scribed and painted by hand and has real character, along with some wear that gives it a great patina.

Kokeshi are simple wooden toys that have been crafted for more than 150 years as children's dolls, mementos and good luck charms. These simple but very decorative gems originate from Tohoku-chiho region of North-East Japan. Due to the many different sizes, shapes and designs available they look great as a collection.


Period: post 1980s
Dimensions: H: 25cm | W: base 4cm | W: head 7cm
Condition: Good - no cracks, only minor scuffsNatural age related wear.
Weight: 0.273kg

Sku: 5481
£30.00
Maximum quantity available reached.